Employment Support Worker / Employment Support / Training / Vulnerable People / Social Housing

Recruiter
networx
Location
Redhill, Surrey
Salary
£23,500 (pro rata)
Posted
08 Oct 2018
Closes
29 Oct 2018
Ref
NTXML354736
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Contract

Employment Support Worker / Employment Support / Training / Vulnerable People / Social Housing
Redhill, Surrey
£23,500 (pro rata)
21 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract until December 2019

Our client is a Housing Association with 6,500 homes working across East Surrey and Sussex.

They are looking for an Employment Support Worker to help deliver East Surrey Pathways to Employment, this project is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund which supports people in housing need to get closer to the job market.

You will work in partnership with statutory and voluntary agencies, local businesses and training providers to offer a wide range of opportunities to support people to reduce their barriers and increase their skills for employment. As the Employment Support Worker you will offer tailored and significant levels of support, training and longer-term holistic support meeting a wider range of needs.

With a proactive approach, you will organise training courses and workshops for project participants, provide effective communications for the project including letter writing, emails, note taking and phone calls and liaise with employers to identify volunteering, work placement opportunities.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working with vulnerable people and have experience in the employment support sector (or similar). You must be IT literate with experience of using Microsoft Office, Excel and Powerpoint at an intermediate level and have strong planning and organisational skills.

This role requires a full clean driving licence or the ability to travel across Raven’s area of operation.
 

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