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Employment Advisor

HLC137

The Healthy Living Centre CIC

We are seeking to appoint an Employment Advisor for the ‘Building Futures Programme’ in Buckinghamshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for a naturally empathetic person who wishes to make a real difference to people’s lives, helping improve their wellbeing and supporting them towards employment, education or further training. You will be part of a team of around 12 Employment Advisors whose aim is to support those who need it. This is done by: • Assessing the needs and barriers of participants through SMART action plans and a needs assessment • Support participants into training, work placements and employment • Work within Jobcentres and local authority and a range of community associations • Assist customers to become job ready by coaching and providing employer led advice and guidance • Work to targets and deadlines as set out by contract profiles • Sign post participants to a range of organisations to assist with Health, drug and alcohol, housing and finance advice You will be based from a great Community Hub in Aylesbury, in a team which will consist of one other Employment Advisor and one Senior Employment Advisor who you will report in to. Although based in Aylesbury you may be required to cover other areas around Buckinghamshire including High Wycombe and Chesham. Flexible hours are available and there may be some opportunity to work from home on occasions.

Full training and support will be given, although we would like to see a background that reflects this type of work. An ideal candidate might come from an Employment or Recruitment background, be a Carer or Healthcare Worker, Local Authority or other. The following our attributes required by the Employment Advisor:

  • Must have strong communication, conflict management and negotiation skills

  • Must be resourceful and innovative with a positive outlook

  • Must be a team player and supportive of colleagues

  • Must be empathetic to vulnerable and at risk adults and have a strong desire to help

  • Be able to demonstrate previous experience in a target driven environment.

     

    If successful, you will start by shadowing another couple of Employment Advisors and gradually build up your own caseload of clients. Future career prospects from this role may include Life Coaching, Guidance Counselling, Youth Worker, Social Worker, HR, and Managerial among others.

 

Benefits

27 days Annual leave plus bank holidays

Pension Scheme

Access to wellbeing platform

Flexible working

Full training and ongoing support

Great future career prospects

 

The individual will be fully funded by National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund, Funding is in place until September 2019.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and welcome applications.

 

Healthy Living Centre Registration Number: 07553201

Reference: HLC137

Salary:
£23,000 Per Annum
Position:
Temporary
Closing Date:
24th January 2019

The Healthy Living Centre CIC

Walton Court Shopping centre,
Hannon Road
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP21 8TJ
T: 01296 334562
E: opsadmin@healthylivingcentre.com
W: http://www.healthylivingcentre.com

Contact

Simone Curran
Walton Court Shopping centre,
Hannon Road
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP21 8TJ
T: 01296 334562
E: opsadmin@healthylivingcentre.com
W: http://www.healthylivingcentre.com

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