Cardiff, Cardiff
£25,000 per year (35 hours per week)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Based Cardiff with regular travel 

About Scope

We’re the disability equality charity. We won't stop until we achieve a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. At home. At school. At work. In our communities.

We provide practical advice and emotional support whenever people need it most. We use our collective power to change attitudes and end injustice. And we campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.

About the role

Be a Disability Gamechanger and join our Wales Employment Service as an Employment Adviser within our new team. Your role will be to manage a case-load of disabled customers, supporting and empowering them to find work ensuring that all programme KPI’s are met. 

We are recruiting three advisers and are looking for at least two of them to be fluent in Welsh.

Your role will be to manage a case-load of disabled customers, supporting and empowering them to find work whilst ensuring that all programme KPI’s are met.

With a base within our Cardiff Office, you will be required to travel to deliver support to our customers initially across our delivery area of Cardiff and Vale and Cwm Taf, however wider travel may be required to support the contract delivery.

About you

We are looking to recruit experienced advisers preferably with employability experience.  You will bring drive and enthusiasm to your role and can demonstrate that you care passionately about improving disabled people's lives through employment. Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to positively influence employers are also essential. Being dynamic, results-driven and comfortable working to targets with a proven track record of achieving outcomes both over the phone and in face to face meetings will enable you to succeed within the role.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, strong organisational skills and experience in a similar role, and be confident delivering the service to our customers on either a one-one basis or within group- based delivery. You will also work with delivery partners to promote our services to disabled people and generate referrals to this voluntary service. 

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check. 

To apply

Please apply with CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for this role.

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of Scope’s mission and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace with equality of opportunity for everyone.

We welcome applications from disabled people and guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria. Please let us know in your application if you would like to be considered for this.

Closing date for applications:  31 January 2020.

Refreshed on: 26 January 2020
Closed date: 31 January 2020
Tags: Advice, Information, Vocational/Services