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Employability Advisor, Barry

  • Location: Barry
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £23,000
  • Start date: 27/02/2024
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Employability & Training
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Job Description

Employability Advisor – Barry

Salary Banding: £23,000

Base: Barry 

Contract type: Full time, Permanent

Working hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:30pm

This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for achieving contractual targets for attendance, sustained job outcome, compliance and participant satisfaction.
  • Accountable for participant Induction including, meeting and greeting all participants, completing and checking all relevant documentation, delivering the structured induction session and making sure all participants have a clear understanding of provision.
  • Responsible for owning the participants Action Plan working in partnership with colleagues to discuss & digitally document the participant’s progression e.g., working with the Employability Trainer to review their latest employability skills progress.
  • Working with participants to develop an effective personalised programme of interventions
  • Delivering employability support, including job search guidance, soft skills development, motivational discussions and other appropriate support.
  • liaising with the Employer Engagement team to source sustainable employment and placement opportunities for participants. Supporting a seamless transition to placement or directly to sustainable employment.

What skills and experience are we looking for from potential applicants?

Essential

  • Proven experience of working within a targeted / performance driven environment
  • Motivational and inspirational attitude with a passion to inspire people
  • Professional and articulate with effective communication skills
  • Full driving license with use of vehicle

Why Work with us

  • Leading provider of work-based learning programmes for 40 years.
  • Employee-Owned organisation
  • Investors in People Gold
  • Disability Confident Leader
  • Living Wage Employer

As an Employee-Owned business, our people are our main asset, and everyone has a say in the direction that the business is heading.  As a valued employee owner, you will be entitled to receive the below corporate benefits:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Being an employee owner as part of the EOT
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas shutdown.
  • Annual bonus (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Employee Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Medicash – Healthcare scheme
  • Length of Service Payment Scheme
  • Employee of Month Awards.
  • Discounts on Gym Membership and fitness products discounts
  • Travel expenses and business mileage
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Social & Charity Events
  • Refer a Friend Payment Scheme
  • NUS/ Totum discount card
  • The most tangible advantage of being an Employee Ownership Trust is our annual bonus; this percentage is determined by the overall performance of the organisation and subject to qualifying criteria.

What New Directions Commercial offers:

  • A dedicated and expert account manager
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Potential long-term and permanent roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme

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