Employment Officer – Tameside

Location
Manchester
Salary
£22,676.00 per annum pro rata
Posted
10 Oct 2016
Closes
07 Nov 2016
Ref
3963
Contact
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Employment Officer – Tameside

21 hours (Monday-Wednesday)
Salary £22,676.00 per annum, pro rata.
Fixed term contract until 31st August 2017
12 month year on year extension subject to funding

Our client is a not-for-profit organisation with over 20 years of experience delivering innovative and high quality services. They support people with disabilities, mental health and people who have had a period out of work and help them to into real paid jobs.

This organisation has recently been re-accredited by Investors in People and is an equal opportunities employer who is positive about employing disabled people.

About the Job:
As an Employment Officer you will project lead a successful supported internship which was set up at Tameside Hospital in September 2014.
A supported Internship is an employment focused education programme for 10 young people with learning disabilities in partnership with a college and local employer.

Key duties will include:

• Project Management and co-ordination alongside a Senior Employment Officer
• Regular meetings with families and school/college staff
• Completing vocational profiles based on skills and aspirations
• Matching work placements to the skills, talents and aspirations of our clients Interns
• Work closely with organisations and managers to ensure that Interns are given opportunities to develop and learn real work skills leading to paid work
• Secure job outcomes
• Building relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers within partner organisations

You will carry out all employer related activities and must secure a minimum of 5 paid outcomes per year whilst actively developing a larger network of employers

About You
You will have relevant work experience with a track record of high levels of achievement and be able to work under pressure
• Self motivated and enthusiastic worker with high energy levels
• Imaginative/creative approaches to the integration of people with disabilities into local community and into work
• Ability to make sound business decisions and work unsupervised
• Flexible in terms of working hours to meet the needs of the business
• Current driving licence and willingness to drive on business if necessary

How to apply
If you wish to be considered for this Employment Officer position click ‘apply’. You will receive an email shortly after your application - you will need to read and respond to this to complete your application.

Closing date is 26th October 2016. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2nd November 2016.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.