Employability Officer

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Marketing / Media / PR / Events, Sales
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
02/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Acorn Recruitment And Training
Job Ref:
726626444

Acorn Recruitment is recruiting on behalf of a client, a market leading training provider that is searching for an Employability Officer to join the company

You will be responsible for building relationships with businesses in the local area, sourcing employment opportunities for learners participating in their programmes and helping develop opportunities across the board.

Duties and responsibilities:

*Accountable for sourcing sustainable employment opportunities for our participants
across all our programmes, ensuring the best possible outcomes.
*Securing quality work placements for participants across our programmes, ensuring
meaningful workplace skills and confidence building.
*Establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with employers.
*Responsible for arranging and completing employer health and safety vetting
activities in a range of sectors and workplace settings in a timely and
accurate manner.
*Accountable for ensuring that the workplace appraisals comply with all relevant
legislation and standards and that appropriate risk assessments are carried out for
specific participant requirements.
*Accountable for collection of job start evidence in line with contract requirements
*Participating in marketing and sales events as required.
*Maintaining a good understanding of the local and regional labour market and
employer needs in order to inform operational delivery and support targeting of
sectors, employers and participants.
*Playing an active role in matching individual participants to the right job
opportunities / work placements.
*Supporting in-work support to ensure continuity of contact for the individual,
supporting participants overcome any barriers to sustaining employment.
*Completing administrative tasks as required in an accurate, compliant, timely and
efficient manner.
*Complying with monthly contractual procedures, requirements and compliance standards
*To carry out such other appropriate duties commensurate with your skills, knowledge
and experience.

The ideal candidate:

*Experience of working with unemployed adults and young people.
*Experience in sourcing sustained work job opportunities / work placements and
establishing new business.
*Customer service experience in building and maintaining relationships
with employers.
*Full Driving Licence and use of own vehicle.

Benefits:

*Paying a basic salary of between £20,000 - £22,000.
*Monday to Friday working hours.
*Monday to Friday working hours (9am - 4:30 pm).
*Free parking on site (when based in office).
*25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
*Excellent staff benefits.

Apply today for immediate consideration.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

Company Description

Closing Date:
30/07/2019

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