Key Worker - Employment Services

Workington, Cumbria
£22,000 per annum
19 Sep 2018
28 Sep 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Choices is an exciting new employment programme in Allerdale & Copeland funded by the Big Lottery and European Social Fund until September 2019 with potential extension. Working in partnership with 8 voluntary and community sector delivery partners who are specialists in employment, financial and digital inclusion and volunteering, Choices will support 450 long term unemployed people into or towards employment.

Job title: Key Worker
Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum
Hours: Full time 37 hours per week
Location: Workington

A bit about you

As a Key Worker you will provide 1:1 support to people who are long term unemployed to help them move towards and access training and employment. By providing intensive support and advice you will help each participant develop a tailored action plan and identify how this can be best met through existing services and/or via Choice’s health, financial and digital inclusion services.

You will work closely with participants and support them through every stage of their journey, enabling participants to address their barriers and realise their aspirations. You will experience of working in the welfare to work sector and have good knowledge of Allerdale & Copeland and the voluntary and community sector.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, people and communication skills. Experience of undertaking caseload management on employability programmes is essential, and a track record in delivering targets.

Closing date: 28th September 2018


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Make yourself at home:

They want you to be yourself  and they value everything that makes you unique. They recognise and celebrate your difference and together it makes a special and great place to work.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

They want their workforce to reflect the make-up of the communities they serve. Therefore they welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

No agencies please.