£27,500 per year
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
Job description

A new and exciting opportunity has risen for an Early Service Leaver Co-ordinator Leaver to join the RFEA at an exciting time as the company is rapidly growing and expanding its endeavours.

The successful candidate will be required to promote and influence the benefits of engagement with CTP Future Horizons (FH) to (Early Service Leavers) ESLs in Scotland, raise awareness of the CTP FH programme provision amongst the military units in Scotland, and co-ordinate and support ESLs to register with CTP FH, DTS, and organisations who can address immediate barriers to employment. This role is home/office based with local and regional travel. Early Service Leaver Co-Ordinator Scotland will spend a considerable amount of time visiting military units and engaging with ESLs.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Encourage and promote the benefits of registering with the CTP FH to ESLs, raising the number of registrations and continued engagement post discharge.
  • Deliver the CTP FH presentation to all ESLs who are discharging from the services, by face-to-face or remote when unable to be on-site.
  • Develop a social media presence to raise awareness of the programme, its opportunities, and success stories.
  • Develop a strong relationship and work in collaboration with the regional CTP FH Employment Advisor Community, ensuring that information is shared accurately and appropriately to support the ESL.
  • Develop links and manage the relationship with local and regional Scottish military units from all 3 services by on-site visits, linking in with key personalities who come into contact. and process discharges for ESLs, educating them on the benefits of the programme.
  • Act as a positive advocate and influencer for the CTP FH Programme to all stakeholders and organisations in Scotland.

Person Specification:

Essential Competencies:

  • Strong networking skills and the enthusiasm and ability to create relationships that will support the work of RFEA/CTP.
  • Clean driving licence and exclusive use of a car.
  • Empathy with predominately Armed Forces personnel and an understanding of the challenges they face.
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work largely unsupervised within a multi-disciplinary environment dedicated to achieving successful outcomes for veterans.

Desirable Competencies:

  • Existing network of individuals within Armed Forces Charities, statutory organisations and employers.
  • NVQ L4 in Advice, Information and Guidance.
  • Mental Health First Aid Training.
  • A good understanding of the employment market, including recruitment, welfare to work provision, work-based learning and vocational training.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: £27,500
  • Annual Leave: (25 days + Bank Holidays + Birthday Grant Leave)
  • Flexible Working Options
  • Training & Development Opportunities

​To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter. The closing date is midnight 3rd July. 

Success candidate required to undertake a Ministry of Defence security clearance which requires applicants to have been resident in the UK for over 5 years and an Enhanced DBS clearance

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Refreshed on: 29 June 2022
Closed date: 06 July 2022 at 14:34
Tags: Vocational/Services

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