Employment Consultant

  • Job Reference: 00022724-1
  • Date Posted: 10 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £20,100 to £23,650
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Pluss CIC is a Community Interest Company that supports thousands of people each year to achieve a career and fulfil their true potential. Our employment operations help jobseekers who need the most specialist support to find work. Our enterprise operations run alongside to create direct employment opportunities in a wide range of job roles. We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to support our customers to identify employment opportunities and support them into employment.

We are currently seeking talented individuals to join our team as an Employment Consultant. Our ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, be target driven as well as a motivational adviser to build positive relationships, guide, inspire, and encourage individuals to find suitable employment. We anticipate that this role will be delivered digitally so you will have to be fully IT literate in using a range of Microsoft Office programmes to include 365 products and modern digital technologies, i.e. Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business.

You will have a high level of initiative and motivation with the ability to seek out solutions to problems, and be able to work under pressure, without day to day supervision.

If you are from a sales, recruitment, retail, hospitality or have an advising and guidance background or previous experience within employability then we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

* Assisting clients with advice and guidance, helping them on their journey to employment.

* Providing a tailored service, addressing individual needs so as to overcome barriers to employment, education and skill development.

* Carrying a caseload of customers, meeting with clients regularly to review their progress, organise work experience.

* Sign-posting to 3rd party provision, ensuring all associated paperwork is completed.

* Training and mentoring customers throughout their journey, on both a one-to one and group basis (Inc. job search techniques, CV writing, interview skills).

* Utilising your own strengths and skills to motivate and train your clients in areas such as IT, numeracy and literacy.

* Working to individual and group targets.

Skills and Experience

Essential

* GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths at Grade C or above

* Experience of working in a performance-driven environment

* Experience of delivering services to meet contractual and quality standards

Desirable

* Understanding of the employability industry & the challenges faced in the employment market for long term unemployed people and those with health conditions

* Full driving license to enable deployment across a number of teams, according to need

Additional Information

Salary: £20,100 - £23,650 p.a (dependent on experience)
Location: Wisbech
Hours: 37 hrs- Monday to Thursday 8.00 – 16.15 Friday 8.00 – 14.30
Closing Date :9 October 2020

In light of Covid-19 Interviews will be undertaken via Skype

Benefits: 23 days annual leave + bank holidays, Pension, Competitive Salary, Optional Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to work scheme.

Pluss CIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.

Dependent on the role applying to you may be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS/DS) check. Seetec support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”.

Pluss CIC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

*If you require assistance with your application or an alternative format please contact the recruitment team on (phone number removed)