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Employment Advisor

Company Leonard Cheshire Location London
Contract Full Time Salary £26,102 per annum
Sector(s) Charity/non-profit

Job Description

Employment Advisor

 Work and Health programme, this is a fixed term contract for 3 years

Area: Lambeth and Camden

We are looking for a dynamic and energetic individual to support and deliver Leonard Cheshire Disability's Work and Health employment programme. Duties will include supporting disabled people in a group and 1-1 setting,  action planning and securing vacancies to enable our clients to enter paid employment.

You will carry out initial assessments, develop action plans and monitor progress to ensure goals are achieved and updating the management information system at all times. Some employer engagement experience is beneficial as you will need to actively engage with a range of employers to identify suitable job opportunities to get the right person into the right job with the right organisation.

We are looking for candidates who have excellent people and IT skills, a good understanding of disabilities either in a personal or professional capacity and the ability to engage with employers and clients alike. Previous experience in working with disabled individuals is not essential however is highly advantageous.

Some experience of working on statutory employment and job brokerage programmes as well as experience in delivering employability skills training and good IT is essential but most important is the ability to engage with people and the drive to help people meet their goals and get them into work.

You will need to be able to travel between both areas, so living within the geographical region is essential

Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

A satisfactory disclosure check is required for this post

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

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