London, Greater London
£26,907-£31,919 pa (dependent upon experience)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Key Areas: North, East & South London

The job exists to co-ordinate an open-access Employment Plus service which will assist individuals in addressing barriers to finding and sustaining employment or in becoming digitally included.

Key Responsibilities:
The role of Employment Development Co-ordinator involves identifying, developing, securing and helping sustain appropriate work opportunities for unemployed persons within the local community. As the post holder you will be responsible for engaging, training and managing a team of volunteers. In addition to this you will manage developing and maintaining close working partnerships with Homelessness Services, Community Services and Corps, to support those in the community experiencing unemployment.

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

• Knowledge of the local labour market and significant experience in Employer Engagement

• Experience in delivering high quality services to people suffering from unemployment

• Proven ability to be self-directing, planning and prioritising own work load

• Strong communication skills both written and verbal

These are permanent positions. Prior to the Covid 19 pandemic the team was based at our Headquarters currently at 101 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BN. Since that time the team has been working remotely and this will continue until at least 2nd January 2021. Within the next 1-2 years the current offices in Newington Causeway will be vacated. New flexible working arrangements are being developed in the Central London area to reflect the changed world of work that has arisen following the pandemic.

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan and an employee assistance programme.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references and proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications will be shortlisted on a weekly basis.

CVs will not be accepted.

Promoting equality in the workplace

Refreshed on: 12 November 2020
Closed date: 12 December 2020
Tags: Advice, Information, Training