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Education and Employment Adviser

Delta House, King's Cross London

Salary

£24000 - 27000


Contract

Permanent


Office Location

Delta House, King's Cross London


Is this you?

Are you able to communicate and empathise with young people and make a positive impact on people and their communities?

Consider the role of an Education and Employment Adviser at Reed in Partnership!

We are on a mission to be the partner of choice for developing people and their communities. Reed in Partnership is a public service provider specialising in skills training for the long-term unemployed, increasing employment opportunities by working with employers and providing youth services.


What the job is about:

Education and Employment Advisers are the front line of Reed in Partnership.


The main purpose of the role is to support 16-24 year olds who are at risk of becoming NEET – not in education, employment or training, engage with employers and make local communities aware of the benefits of our service. Your daily responsibilities would include:

• Meeting and registering young people to the programme
• Identifying young person’s goals, aspirations and challenges
• Booking jobseekers to any relevant training courses including customer service, security, hospitality, personal development, IT literacy and many others
• Supporting jobseekers with CV writing and job application process
• Outreach work – visiting local job fairs, schools and shopping centres in order to promote RinP services



What’s in it for you?

Alongside a generous base salary and great flexibility with your working schedule, we offer training, development and progression opportunities. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.


Required skills and experience:

• Experience of working in a customer facing environment (i.e. Customer Services, Hospitality, Social Care, Customer Services, Sales)
• Experience of working in a performance target driven environment
• IT skills literacy and admin skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Willingness to travel locally (e.g. to meet customers/employers).


Desirable Attributes:

• Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
• Experience of exposure to various customer groups.
• Strong sales / influencing / persuasion skills.
• Previous experience of a working in a similar role in Welfare to Work or publically funded services
• Any relevant advisory and/or training qualification e.g. Award in Education & Training (formally PTLLs Level 3), NVQ Advice & Guidance or equivalent.
• A degree in relevant subjects or equivalent, e.g. Sociology, Social Care etc.

 

 

 

Disability Confident Commitment  

We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.



Permanent

Delta House, King's Cross London




For more information call:

0333 240 8490


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