Employment Support Worker

Birmingham - Currently home based; includes office and community based delivery
£22,236 - £24,898 pa pro rata (£17,337.93 - £19,479.57 for 28 hours)
08 Jun 2021
23 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

Employment Support Worker
£22,236 - £24,898 pa pro rata (£17,337.93 - £19,479.57 for 28 hours)
Birmingham - Currently home based; includes office and community based delivery 
Part Time - 28 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract - Funded by The National Lottery to 30th November 2022

‘Stand Out’ is an exciting new programme aiming to provide unique training, volunteering and employment opportunities linked to the Commonwealth Games to disadvantaged young people and supporting them into a positive destination. The programme will encourage disadvantaged young people and enable them to apply to the Commonwealth Games volunteering programme, with enhanced support for those who are unsuccessful to secure alternative positive outcomes.

Supporting jobseekers and unemployed young adults in and around Sutton Trinity ward this ambitious programme will provide tailored support for individuals throughout their entire journey to find sustainable employment. The programme will help to unlock talents and passions, develop skills, gain experience and overcome barriers to entering work for all participants.  

Do you have a passion to work in the community enabling others to unlock their potential?

As an Employment Support Worker you will provide both 1-2-1 support and group activities/training, identifying barriers to employment and coaching individuals to overcome them.  

The successful Employment Support Worker will have;

Level 3 or above in Information, Advice and Guidance, equivalent qualification and/or substantial relevant experience
Experience of applying a range of coaching techniques to encourage and support individuals to identify goals and developing plans to enable them to achieve 
Experience of delivering 1-1 support and group training
Experience of working with clients who face multiple barriers to gaining employment

In return we offer an attractive benefits package including access to a health cash plan scheme, flexible working hours and a social housing pension scheme. 

How do I apply?

To apply for the role please click the apply button and complete the online application form.

Closing Date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Charity Number 1068324