Employment Advisor

26 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Home based with travel.
Full time
35 hours pw
Committed to supporting individuals who face multiple barriers to employment, we transform the lives of disabled people and those with health conditions through sustainable employment. We do this by equipping them with the skills and confidence they need to enter or return to work, and empower organisations to support their disabled colleagues and improve workplace wellbeing. In 2015, Remploy's employees entered a joint partnership with MAXIMUS UK.
Job Summary
To support disabled jobseekers with a broad range of complex support needs in the achievement of sustainable paid employment through the delivery of a high quality, personalised programme of support. This will be done by: Directly case manage end-to-end of Pan disability candidates with significant support needs to continually demonstrate skill and capability, and inspire belief and aspiration in moving towards employment Provide a tailored and bespoke service over a geographical spread Facilitate and utilise specialist provision to enhance the candidate journey Identify and use a range of tools and methods to place and train individuals within their desired employer sector utilising placements when needed Work with employer and candidate to achieve job outcome status Provide IWS to ensure success for candidate and to achieve contractual outcomes
Job Description Summary
  • Case manage the customers progress end-to-end, through regular case reviews, including measuring distance travelled, and providing ongoing specialist advice, guidance and, where required, intervention to all stakeholders.
  • Control and manage candidates with a holistic service in the most cost effective way, maintaining costs in line with the contract
  • Directly coach Candidates in job coaching, using Training Through Systematic Instruction (TSI) methodology, to significantly increase job success capability if required.
  • To create, agree, monitor and review Service Level Agreements with providers/partners measuring the effectiveness of partnerships formed suggesting and implementing performance solutions to best meet the needs of the disabled customer.
  • Develop local employer opportunities alongside the regional and national account managers, to provide a sustainable employment solution and pre-employment training.
Job Description
  • Experience of working directly with people with moderate to severe learning disabilities and/or mental health issues, preferably in the field of employment related services, and with a proven track record of personally delivering recognised outcomes.
  • An obvious and infectious passion for supporting candidates with additional needs, driven by an inherent belief that such candidates can and do achieve in life
  • Personal qualities that inspire belief in others by acting as a credible, professional role model
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of a range of tools, products, services and partner organisations which can complement and add value to Remploys own service delivery in supporting people with Learning Disabilities and/or Mental Health Issues into sustainable employment.
  • Can demonstrate that they have worked within a multi-agency setting to enable effective support (ie; Social Workers/Clinicians/GPs/Custody/Yops etc)
  • Beyond job coaching, experience of coaching and/or training others in new skills and experiences
  • Qualified and experienced in the use of Training through Systematic Instruction (TSI)
  • Qualified to be able to assess learners to recognised qualification standards at Level 3
  • Knowledge and understanding of Government and local policy developments in the field of learning disability and/or mental health

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