London, Greater London
£30,000 per year
Contract, 3 years, Full-time
Job description

Dear Applicant:

Re:  Employment Adviser

The Limehouse Project (LHP) is one of Tower Hamlets leading community anchor organisation, providing a wide range of services to communities throughout east London. From legal advice on a range of social welfare issues to financial capability services, accredited learning programmes, and employment support services, we work both independently and in partnership with a wide range of other organisations and businesses to ensure every one of our client’s is given the timely aid and active support they need to deal with – and move on from – whatever issue they face.

Limehouse Project has this excellent opportunity for an Employment Adviser working 35 hours per week, providing high-quality advice and support to our clients to empower them to progression and employment opportunities. This role is more crucial than ever amid the Covid-19 crisis, to enable and empower our service users and respond effectively in this current economic climate.

Your key responsibilities as Employment Adviser:

  • Deliver employability support services face to face and remotely
  • Provide holistic information and advice and guidance (IAG) and identify pathway routes for skills development through opportunities in training, work experiences, volunteering and employment options.
  • Provide practical assistance in one to one and group support for employment related activities; creating CVs, assisting applications, improving interview techniques, employability skills and conducting better off in work calculations
  • offer post-employment support to ensure a smooth transition from benefits to salary.

Does this describe you?

You are client focused with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, showing the ability to meet the needs of a varied clients base. You will have at least one-year experience in the field of Employment.

Enclosed are as follows:

  • Job description & Person specification
  • Application Form
  • Guidance Notes on completing the Application Form
  • Limehouse Project Recruitment Monitoring Form
  • Annual Report to give you some background information about Limehouse Project

We look forward to receiving your completed application. 

Closing date:  Sunday the 8th of August 2021. Time: 5.00pm

Interview:  Via Teams, Wednesday the 11th of August 2021

*Please see the recruitment pack attached for the full job desciption , personal specification and Training and Employment Coordinator contact details for informal discussion regarding the role.

Application Instructions

Job description & Person specification
Application Form
Guidance Notes on completing the Application Form
Limehouse Project Recruitment Monitoring Form
Annual Report to give you some background information about Limehouse Project

Refreshed on: 02 August 2021
Closed date: 08 August 2021
Job ref: Employment Adviser
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy

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