Employment Development Worker
Our client is seeking to appoint a Employment Development Officer to a new team.
Key responsibilities in this role will be to identify, engage, and maintain effective relationships with employers and key stakeholders to develop, pathways and opportunities to disadvantaged young people which will enable them to access the workplace and secure sustainable employment, Apprenticeships, Traineeships or work experience opportunities
The successful candidates will work effectively in partnership with employers, intervention workers and young participants to deliver an embedded support service. The ideal candidate will also be confident in ensuring any issues following placement in the workplace are swiftly and effectively resolved and endeavour to ensure the young people are in sustained employment.
The post holders will have the ability to understand and clearly communicate with a range of individuals, with the skills to adapt your style between negotiations with employers, employer engagement and mentoring young people. This role may appeal to applicants from a recruitment or sales background, and many of these skills will be transferable.
Our client is a national residential College for the assessment, rehabilitation, vocational education and training of students with visual impairment and other disabilities. Its primary aim is to develop the skills of all students to the full, enabling them to live and work as independently as possible in society.
Students at the college are aged from 16-25. Most have some degree of visual impairment; many have additional disabilities or learning difficulties. Their student population is recruited nationally and reflects the multi-cultural nature of their society
Applicants for this role will be subject to a DBS check.
Starting Salary for Employment Development Worker of £21,483, and as this a peripatetic role, a driving licence and access to a vehicle is advantageous.
How to Apply
Please note that uploading your CV is the first stage of the application process. You will be sent an email with a link to complete an online application form, which you must complete to be considered.