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Routes to Work Key Worker (G865)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/05/2018 23:59
£21,074 - £22,401
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Job details 

Closing date:
31 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Reference: G865

Department: Community Learning Service

Service Area: Culture and Communities

Salary: £21,074 - £22,401

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Fixed term for 3 years

This post is a key function within the Community Learning Service. To assess, refer and provide mentoring/support to Routes to Work participants in order to assist them in overcoming barriers to work. Participants are deemed ‘hard to help’ due to factors such as long term unemployment, mental health issues, disabilities, complex/multiple barriers e.g. ex-offenders, substance misuse, etc.

The successful applicant will be able to:

• Deliver timely and effective Information, Advice and Guidance to participants.
• Identify barriers participants have to work and provide individual and mentoring support to help participants overcome these barriers
• Carry out skills needs assessments to identify transferable skills and develop realistic targets relevant to moving participants closer to employment.
• Monitor and review the progress of participants regularly, liaising with employers/placements and other parties setting SMART targets
• To take responsibility for effective caseload management and tracking of participants
• Engage with employers to organise work placement activity for the

We offer a fun and supportive working environment with a good team ethos. The Community Learning Service was inspected in February 2016 and was rated good with outstanding in two areas including Leadership and Management. This post offers a real opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: Thursday 31st May 2018 by 12 midnight

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