Employment Liaison Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
13/03/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/03/2019 12:00
Salary:
£23866 - £26470
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
184981
Employment Location:
County Hall, Morpeth, however will require regular travel and work from a range of sites in Northumberland, North Tyneside and Newcastle
Post Number:
184981
Closing date:
22 Mar
Further Information

The role will provide a range of intensive and tailored employment support to help out-of-work social housing tenants in North of Tyne area with specific focus in Northumberland to develop the skills and attributes needed to move from welfare benefits and in to work.

The successful candidate will enable positive and sustainable job outcomes for out-of-work social housing benefit claimants in Northumberland (This may include jobseekers aged 18-24 and/or 25+, Employment Support Allowance claimants with physical and mental health conditions, and other who need support to find work and stay in work).

They will be part of a small team of Employment Liaison Officers providing jobseekers with a bespoke programme of support leading to sustained employment, providing mentoring and additional support to help clients develop skills and attributes that leads to sustainable employment.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience of supporting workless people into employment, have excellent customer service skills and will have a performance driven approach to meeting targets. They will have an understanding of labour markets and matching jobseekers with employer needs and be able to work effectively in partnership with a range of colleagues, agencies and employment services.

If you are motivated, genuinely aspire to helping people be the best they can and enjoy a challenge then we would like to hear from you .

Please note that this is a fixed term position for 3 Years.

This post is part funded via the European Social Fund as part of the England 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme and relates to Northumberland County Councils North of Tyne Working Homes Project .

Please note
This job is closed for applications.