St Giles Trust
Camberwell, Greater London
£25,526 - £33,476 p/a
Contract, Full-time
Job description

£25,526 - £33,476 p/a – please note successful candidates should expect to be appointed at the starting point of the salary scale and consideration may be given to a higher salary depending on the experience of the individual

Full time – 35 hrs p/w

Fixed Term Contract ending 31 October 2022

Based at Camberwell, London

 

Ref: SEC-214

 

Are you a driven and compassionate individual with excellent people skills? Do you have the skills and commitment to undertake a role that’s diverse and fast-paced? Then join St Giles as an Employment Adviser and you will be embarking on a highly rewarding and career-enhancing position.

 

About us

An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others. 

 

This exciting opportunity is based within our Skills & Employment Team which supports young people facing adversity, we aim to tackle the critical issue of Youth unemployment amongst those who are at risk/have experience of the criminal justice system.

 

About this role

 

As an Employment Adviser you will lead a small team of caseworkers and Peer Advisors, to provide a tailored one to one high-level service of engagement, advocacy and support for the young people. In addition, the senior caseworkers will work closely with the team leader and the Skills and Employment manager to assess standards of evidence and how well the data collected evidences the effectiveness of the young people’s journeys. 

 

The aim will be to support young people to achieve engagement in sustainable education, training, employment and a positive lifestyle, as well as improvement in their mental health, wellbeing and relationships.

 

The project team will be working with external evaluators to assess the project’s achievement and improve our ability to measure the impact of the service. 

 

To secure this great opportunity:

  • Substantial experience and strong track record in successfully supporting young people into sustainable employment.
  • Experience of working on a target driven project, and a proven ability to organise others to reach their targets
  • Awareness of Matrix standards and ability to implement quality assurance measures
  • Have experience in collaborating with partner agencies
  • You will be an excellent communicator with impressive interpersonal skills

 

In return you can expect a competitive salary and generous leave allowance, staff pensions scheme, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice & counselling service, season ticket loan and much more besides.

 

Closing date: 11pm, Monday 13th December 2021. Interviews: Tuesday 21st December 2021.

 

St Giles will guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria set out in the Job Description for the vacancy

Posted on: 26 November 2021
Closed date: 13 December 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development