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Employment Support Officer

Leeds Central Leeds


£21000 - 24000



Office Location

Leeds Central Leeds

About us:

Reed in Partnership are recruiting for an Employment Support Officer to join our team.

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.

We are an ambitious organisation which has undergone significant growth and diversification. The business now employs 400 staff delivering a diverse portfolio of employability, skills and youth services across the United Kingdom. The business currently has a number of exciting opportunities within its employability programmes, apply now to join our team.

What is the job about?

Reporting to the local Business Manager, an Employment Support Officer (ESO) plays an important role in turning job starts into job outcomes. The ESO is responsible for providing work place support to participants (with more complex in-work support requirements) and to their new employer. The ESO is also expected to capitalize on these employer relationships & create new ones to generate vacancies with SMEs.

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:

  • Supporting participants and employers to create work development plans
  • Supporting employers to find and access in-work training opportunities for their staff
  • Providing advice and support to the employer on improving diversity and inclusion
  • Supporting individuals to overcome obstacles at work
  • A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma
  • GCSE English Language at a minimum of a Grade B (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). OR achievement of a Level 2 in Literacy Assessment at interview stage.


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.


Leeds Central Leeds

For more information call:

0333 240 8490

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