Employment Adviser

Cornwall Development Company
Starting salary £25,100 per annum
29 Jul 2021
13 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Lizard Pathways – Restart Scheme
Lizard Pathways is recruiting a team to deliver the exciting new Restart Scheme commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Working under the prime contractor, Seetec/Pluss, Lizard Pathways have been selected to cover the far South West of the County, encompassing Penzance and Helston with its surrounding areas as covered by the respective Job Centres.  Seetec/Pluss and their delivery partners, will complement the vital work of Jobcentre Plus with extra expertise, investment, innovation and additional capacity for intensive support.
Through regular contact with all participants, providers will develop a strong understanding of individuals’ employment history, skills, aspirations and support needs to develop the right package of support to help each participant succeed.
This year Lizard Pathways are celebrating their 20th year in supporting individuals’ progression into sustainable employment. We aspire to enhance our client’s aspirations, skills and employability and our service continues to be recognised as a core activity contributing towards the economic well-being of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
The expertise within the team provides information, advice and guidance on career choices and options, training and education, employability skills such as CV writing, completing application forms, job searches and interview techniques, together with signposting to a range of specialist support agencies and alternative providers.
If you feel inspired and believe you have the motivation, compassion and drive to join this dedicated team we would welcome receiving your application.
Employment Adviser
Based in Pool, Redruth (currently working remotely due to the pandemic)
Starting salary £25,100 per annum
37 hours per week
Fixed-term to 31 July 2023
We are seeking an Employment Adviser to deliver employment and skills support to a wide range of unemployed people within our community. We welcome applications from motivated candidates who can demonstrate the personal skills needed to encourage and support our participants to achieve their aspirations and goals.
Previous experience within the welfare to work sector is welcomed, however we do encourage applicants with strong transferrable skills from any sector or background to consider this role.
We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate working in a target-driven environment to progressively manage a caseload of participants using a variety of appropriate strategies to help them overcome barriers to gaining employment.
Deadline: 9am, Friday 13th August 2021