Barnsley and Sunderland (Remote)
£22489.00-£23672.00 per year
Job description

Contract: Permanent, Full- time (37.5 hours a week)

Salary: £22,489 - £23,672 per annum

Location: Barnsley and Sunderland

New opportunity not to be missed! Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, is looking for a Jobs & Education Advisor to join our CP Works team based in Barnsley and Sunderland. In return, you will receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

This is a permanent contract opportunity with a closing date of Monday 30th May 2022. Interviews will take place on Monday 13th June 2022.

We help vulnerable young people by giving them the practical and emotional support they need to find a job and live independently.

Together with our partners, we support thousands of homeless young people each year.

The Role

We are looking for a Jobs & Education Advisor to deliver employability programmes and contracts as requested by management. The post holder will manage a caseload across Barnsley and Sunderland and you will be expected to;

  • Provide employment support to young people and/or unemployed clients. Deliver safe, quality outreach services by increasing appropriate referrals and supporting the retention of learners on internal/external programmes.
  • Ensure the maximum number of learners achieve an employment, education or training (EET)   status and or qualification post programme.
  • Accurately create, track and manage young people’s EET data
  • Provide face to face and telephone liaison at all levels,
  • Maintain partnerships with all relevant external agencies
  • Provide outreach across Barnsley and Sunderland

About You

The successful candidate would ideally hold an NVQ 3 or other professional qualification in Information, Advice and Guidance or in a related field and with a strong knowledge of working in compliance with safer working guidance and legislation. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills, and the IT skills necessary to undertake all administrative and reporting requirements. You will possess literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to support people around employment matters. You will be able to positively engage and understand the educational and employment needs of disadvantaged people through past appointments.

You will have strong knowledge and understanding of the importance of working in an equal opportunity and anti-oppressive framework and a willingness to put this in to practice.

Safeguarding Checks

Appointment to this post will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory criminal records check, satisfactory completion of references which covers a 5 year period and satisfactory checks of right to work documentation.

In return for your efforts you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:

- 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days

- Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to build a new career

- Employer pension contributions of 4%

- Clear career progressions, linked to portfolio work that enables movement up the pay scale

- Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme

- An interest-free travel loan

We seek to challenge discrimination and are committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint. We welcome applications from anyone with direct experience of being homeless or using young people's services.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Jobs & Education Advisor click ‘Apply’ now!

More about Centrepoint

Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people.

Supporting over 10,900 16-25 year olds ... Read more

Refreshed on: 23 May 2022
Closed date: 30 May 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: FI547225BarJAEA
Tags: Advice, Information, Teaching