Employment Engagement Advisor

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Midlands
Salary Description:
£22,022 (Pro rata for part time)
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LOCATION: Mansfield

JOB TITLE: Employment Engagement Advisor

SALARY & BENEFITS: £22,022 (Pro rata for part time)

WORKING HOURS: Full Time or Part Time

THE COLLEGE: Portland College is a leading specialist college; working with disabled people to develop their employability, independence and communication skills. They are situated in a beautiful 32 acre woodland campus in the historic Sherwood Forest area of Mansfield , Nottinghamshire.

THE ROLE: The Employment Engagement Advisor to engage with employers to
encourage, and advise them on the potential for employing disabled people and deliver appropriate awareness training. You will also support a caseload of individuals, on multiple sites across Mansfield and Ashfield, identifying the best Pathway Service for that individual to secure long-term, sustainable employment. This will be achieved through advice, employment skills, mentoring and/or Recovery College activities, generating outcomes in line with profiled targets.

As an Employment Engagement Advisor you will promote the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP’s) Disability Confident Scheme, increasing numbers of Employers signed up locally, manage a caseload of Customers, externally and within College, seeking access to the Recovery College or Employability Pathways, providing employment advice, guidance and support.

You will assist with Individual Job Search Activities, Job matching, Application and
Interview Support, manager referrals to local support Agencies/Programmes, assist in the
preparation of CV’s and Cover Letters to a high quality standard and attend Employment & Job Fairs.

If you are looking for a role that offers job satisfaction from making a genuine difference to peoples lives in a truly rewarding and positive working environment then this could be the role for you.

This role would be a minimum of 22.5 hours on a part time basis or 37.5 hours per week for a full time position.

THE CANDIDATE: An appreciation of the communication needs of people with disabilities and learning difficulties is desirable. You will remain calm under pressure and act as an ambassador for the College at all times. You will need a qualification in advise and guidance.

As an Employment Engagement Advisor you will be compassionate with a real genuine desire to make a difference.

Key experience essential for the Employment Engagement Advisor role:

- Have a qualification in Advice and Guidance
- Live within a commutable distance of Mansfield , or wiling to relocate 
- Happy to complete a standard application form 

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the ‘apply now’ button.

You will then be sent to a a very short online questionnaire, once completed you will be sent an application pack to complete.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01733 427 182
Contact: Ben Gooch

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