Impact IAG Adviser (Youth Employment Initiative) – Ref: CH04317

Walsall Borough
Salary Grade G7 £24,717- £29,033 per annum
18 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
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Fixed Term Contract
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The project is receiving up to £34 million of funding made up of £17 million European Social Fund and £17 million Youth Employment Initiative, plus match funding of up to £8m from the Big Lottery Fund and funding from partners.

Walsall Children’s Services
Impact IAG Adviser (Youth Employment Initiative)– ref CH04317
FT Fixed Term until 31 July 2018
Salary Grade G7 £24,717- £29,033 per annum

This vacancy is a secondment opportunity for existing Walsall Council Employees - please remember to obtain approval from your line manager prior to submitting an application

This is an exciting opportunity to join Walsall Council’s Impact Project and provide young people and adults with training and employment to ensure they get the best start to their working lives. 

The role is funded through the new Black Country Impact programme which addresses the barriers faced by unemployed individuals aged 16-29 years, supporting them to secure positive outcomes including employment, apprenticeships, training and further education. Impact’s individualised approach and alternative delivery structures provides flexible personalised learning and support that addresses the range of different personal and skills needs of young adults.

We are looking for an experienced professional to provide advice, guidance and information to young people and adults (beneficiaries) registered with the Impact Project, in need of targeted support on learning, work and personal development opportunities and support to access these.  You will be expected to manage a caseload of beneficiaries, which includes recording information on progress and monitoring outcomes to ensure progression. 

Advisers work with and advise opportunity providers and other relevant bodies to ensure that local provision is informed of the requirements of beneficiaries. You will be required to network with other professionals/advisers to understand their services and role in supporting beneficiaries and to develop appropriate links. 

You will be responsible for the development of own performance, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of relevant services, active engagement strategy and tools to contribute to ongoing professional development. 

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

Walsall Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Completion of a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check may be a requirement of this post.

For an informal discussion please contact Kerry Wootton on 01922 652828 or Kirit Patel on 01922 654802

Closing date for applications is: 25th August 2017
Interviews scheduled for 7/8 September 2017 

Information for applicants
Applications are invited using our online application form only.  If you have a disability and require information on submitting an application in another format then please contact us via email:

All correspondence will be via email, therefore candidates should check their email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting an application.

This vacancy may be closed earlier than the published closing date should we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, it is strongly advised that candidates submit applications at the earliest opportunity.

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Job Description & Employee Specification

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