Role:- Employment Advisor
Role overview of an Employment Advisor
Trigon Recruitment are recruiting for a reputable national training provider for an Employment Adviser. This role will carry a caseload of customers who are unemployed and referred by Job Centre Plus. An Employment Adviser will use a variety of techniques including effective diagnosis/initial assessment to identify barriers to employment, individual and group coaching, developing paper based marketing tools such as CVs, supporting and improving interview techniques, speculatively approaching employers with and on behalf of the customer to source vacancies and maximising on any Participant funding available to achieve sustainable employment.
Experience working in the welfare to work/employability sector is an advantage but if you have worked as a travel consultant, recruitment and/or HR advisor/consultant, worked as a retail manager or any role where there is an emphasis on being a great people person with an ability to achieve targets then this role could be a good fit for you.
An Employment Adviser will work towards targets relating to job starts and sustained employment,
Main duties of an Employment Advisor:-
Work towards a job start target each month
Achieve sustained job outcomes each month
Manage a caseload of customers and support them into work
Create a smart and robust action plan for each customer
Fully coach, motivate, inspire and develop customer employability skills
Actively apply for roles with customers
Fully preparing customers for job interviews
Ensuring all paper based employability tools such as covering letters, CVs, speculative letters are in place
Carrying out benefit calculations
Signposting where applicable to partner agencies
Liaising with employers to source exclusive job opportunities
Fully updating the organisation database in a timely manner
Key skills and attributes required for an Employment Advisor:-
Organised and able to manage a caseload of job seekers
Deep understanding of employability
Excellent people person with very competent communication skills
This is a very rewarding role for the right candidate which requires a very capable and multi skilled individual to be successful. The organisation is well established and has a wonderful culture and ethos with low attrition rates.
Please send your CV to apply. For an informal/confidential chat please call Craig Doyle at Trigon Recruitment.