Islington, Greater London
£25,000 - £28,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

If you’re keen to support people to turn their lives around and help them return to work, then this could be the role for you. Working Chance is looking for a passionate and empathetic candidate to join our team as an Employment Advisor, to provide maternity leave cover for 12 months with the possibility of extension.

We are a unique, award-winning charity supporting women with convictions - many of whom have been in prison - to develop their employability and self-belief and find a job they can thrive in. 

The successful post-holder will play a crucial role in supporting women with convictions into sustainable employment opportunities. Working in partnership, you will assist our clients with their day-to-day job search including support with job applications, interview preparation and offering feedback at each step.

You will also play a key role in building relationships with employers across various industries and sectors, identifying suitable vacancies and providing support to employers throughout the hiring process.

Practising a non-judgemental approach, the ideal candidate will be highly empathetic with a proven track record in supporting individuals to find suitable and sustainable employment. Excellent communication, negotiation and people skills are essential for this role as you will be responsible for building trust and rapport with the women we support, and developing relationships across a range of backgrounds and sectors.

Experience of working within employability, recruitment or in a similar environment is essential. Knowledge of the criminal justice system would be an advantage, and we welcome applicants with lived experience or convictions.

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Refreshed on: 19 January 2021
Closed date: 01 February 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Project Management