We are looking for a freelance part-time Employment Advisor on a 12 month contract to offer guidance to disadvantaged people in the Dover area through the Access All Areas project. Access All Areas is a weekly drop in session designed to support unemployed people by providing advice and guidance on CV writing, training, ICT skills and interview skills in order to enhance participants ability to access employment.
As the Employment Advisor, you will make careers education more accessible to participants of Access All Areas. Ensuring that each participant has access to development and training to improve their employability, whatever their background so that they make the right choices about their career, ensuring they have the best possible chance of succeeding.
Key activities of the Employment Advisor:
• Provide information, advice and guidance to participants of Access All Areas on employment, work skills and training
• Support participants in accessing online activities such as Universal JobsMatch, Universal Credit, creating CVs and job searching
• Lead on all marketing and the publicity of Access All Areas to local partners, using social media when appropriate
• Lead on all evaluation and monitoring using pre designed methods
You will be required to provide a service for 16 hours per week, including 6 hours (10am – 4pm) every Tuesday for the delivery of Access of All Areas. You will be based at the Dover Big Local and will be responsible to the Southern Housing Group employment advisor on a weekly basis.
We are offering a 12 month contract at £10,000 pa, and are seeking a consultant who will provide this service within a service level/consultancy agreement with Town and Country Foundation.
You will be expected to manage all aspects of the freelance contract and submit your invoices for payment on a monthly basis.
This role will be overseen by partner organisations the Dover Big Local, Southern Housing Group and Town and Country Foundation. It has been funded by the Port of Dover and Town and Country Foundation.
Please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.
Closing date for applications: 11th September 2017
Interviews will be held week commencing 18 September with an expected start date of week commencing 2 October.
|Two years experience of providing information, advice and guidance (IAG) and career support||E|
|Demonstrable experience of working with and providing advice to a wide range of people||E|
|Experience of providing basic IT and internet training||D|
|Experience of coaching in employment skills||E||Experience of using evaluation and monitoring tools||D||Experience of working in partnerships working across organisations, agencies and funders||E||Experience of using social media in a work environment||D||Knowledge and skills||A good understanding of the welfare benefits system, in particular work benefits||E||Able to deliver a range of training courses with defined outcomes||E||Coaching skills||D||Report writing||D||Knowledge of social media platforms||E||Excellent Microsoft Office skills||E||Qualifications and Professional memberships||GCSE maths and English||E||Qualification in coaching||D||Membership of a learning and development professional body such as BILD or CIPD||D|