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Employment Advisor

Employer
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
£28,770 - £31,364
Closing date
19 Feb 2024
Reference
0000021286

Directorate: City Director

Section: Jobs, Enterprise and Training

Grade: Level 7

Actual Salary: £28,770 - £31,364

Hours: 37

 

This advert is open to both Internal and External applicants.

 

This is a fixed term post for 12 months.

 

Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s JET service are on a mission to empower economically inactive individuals to achieve sustainable employment and create lasting positive change.

 

Our team is dynamic, diverse, and dedicated to making a difference in priority neighbourhoods and citywide.

 

As an Employment Advisor, you will be at the forefront of transforming lives by providing personalised support services.

 

Your mission is to equip participants with the skills, motivation, and confidence needed to transition into suitable, sustainable employment, whilst drawing on support from local stakeholders.

 

You'll be the driving force behind creating success stories and fostering a community of empowered individuals.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

• Engage with individuals in priority neighbourhoods and citywide

 

• Provide personalised employability support tailored to each participant’s unique needs

 

• Motivate and empower participants to develop the skills necessary to move closer to being employed

 

• Offer in-work support services through a variety of options

 

• Be a beacon of inspiration for positive change within the community working alongside other front-line services.

 

If you have a passion for helping people and have a background in employment/ training support and/ or providing information, advice and guidance to local residents, we’d love to hear from you!

 

For an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Joanne.McKechnie@stoke.gov.uk

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.

 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this – we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.

 

To Apply - please visit our website https://webrecruitment.stoke.gov.uk/wrl/ If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email recruitment@stoke.gov.uk or call us on 01782 238189.

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