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Employment Advisor

Richmond Fellowship
Bristol, City of Bristol (On-site)
£27,782.00 pa with progression to £29,147.00 pa (inclusive of location and hot spot supplement) + excellent benefits

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Job description

Are you passionate about making a difference and supporting others to achieve their individual employment goals? Are you looking for a role that offers flexibility and immense job satisfaction?

We want you to put that passion to great use supporting people with substance Use issues to find paid employment as part of their recovery and improving their lives.

So why not apply for the role of IPS Employment Advisor at Richmond Fellowship today?

What’s in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference in people’s lives and develop your own skills at the same time, whilst keeping your clients at the heart of everything you do. A steppingstone for future progression, this varied and fulfilling role will see you work alongside the treatment teams within the service and receive training from both Richmond Fellowship and the IPS platform. Alongside a generous base salary, we also offer fantastic flexibility with the opportunity to arrange your own working schedule as well as training, development, and progression opportunities.

What will I be doing?

Day to day you will be supporting clients with Substance Use support needs to find and sustain paid employment as a key element of their recovery - engaging with employers and building good working relationships with Treatment teams along the way. You’ll offer support, careers advice and guidance, helping people to set their own recovery and employment focused goals and provide training in personal and skills development such as CV preparation, interview techniques etc. Additionally, you will have responsibility for maintaining efficient admin systems to ensure referrals, assessments and reviews are completed in a timely manner.

We are looking for:

• Experience of working in a customer facing environment e.g. Customer Services, Social Care, Hospitality, Sales etc

• Experience of working in a performance target driven environment

• Willingness to travel locally and dedicated to working in the community. 

This is a permanent full‐time post at 37.5 hours a week.

So, are you ready to take on this rewarding role that comes with some great benefits? To apply click the apply button. 

It is a mandatory requirement of the application process for this post that candidates submit a CV and Supporting Statement, thus only candidates that provide this, and who meet the essential criteria within the person specification, will be considered for an interview.

This is a rolling recruitment process; shortlisted candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply.

On 1st June 2024, Richmond Fellowship, part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence merged with Humankind to form a single organisation that provides the joined-up mental health, housing and drug and alcohol support we’ve all known has been needed for decades. In October 2024, Humankind will be renamed to reflect the new organisation.

Posted on: 04 June 2024
Closing date: 28 June 2024 at 15:58
Job ref: JR008111
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development, Training, Project Management, Advocacy, Support Worker, Social Work, Teaching, Practitioner