Employment Consultant (Work Routes) x2

Location
Newquay, Cornwall
Salary
 £22,100 - £25,415 pa
Posted
05 May 2017
Expires
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Employment Consultant (Work Routes) x2

Location : North Cornwall with office base in either Newquay or Bude

Hours : Full-time 37.5 per week

Salary : £22,100 - £25,415 pa

Contract: Permanent

PURPOSE OF YOUR JOB

Step One are partners in delivering Cornwall’s Work Routes; a free and voluntary service to support unemployed people to find and sustain employment. You will be part of our dynamic North Cornwall Work Routes team; supporting jobseekers to build skills, confidence and employability and find the right job for them.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and manage a caseload of programme ‘members’ (jobseekers)
  • Provide regular 1:1 and group support, advice and guidance to support members to find and retain employment (including assistance to complete application forms, interview preparation, job searching, identifying goals, indentifying skills need, confidence building, etc)
  • Provide regular telephone support and face to face meetings with members
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with programme members, team members, partners, employers and local referral agencies
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the local labour market, current benefits systems and entitlements, programme provision of relevant agencies and opportunities pertaining to employment
  • Develop and sustain partnerships with local employers and training providers
  • Source suitable work trial placements for members through successful engagement with local employers
  • Assist members into employment (providing ongoing in-work support to the member and their employer)
  • Keep accurate records as required by the service
  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities as required

The Closing date for completed applications is the 22nd May 2017.

Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 26th May 2017.

For further information on the role and an application pack please go on line to our website by clicking the apply button.