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Employability Support Advisor

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  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week (Mon – Fri)
  • Closing Date: Thursday 28 September 2017
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Grade 6 - £24,174.07 - £27,667.82
  • Interview Date: Thursday 5th October 2017

Additional Vacancy Information

yes is a social enterprise that helps people living in north Manchester to find jobs and take advantage of training and volunteering opportunities. Their vision is: “We will build confidence, drive ambition and inspire people to be the best they can be.’’

As an Employability Support Advisor, you will be working closely with NHS Key Workers who have received client referrals from GPs. Your role will be to identify the client’s needs and arrange appropriate support, whether it is using your own knowledge and experience or from utilising statutory partners and relevant organisations within the community.

You will liaise closely with the key workers and their clients to provide the required interventions, whether that is motivation, confidence, direction or IT support and offer help and guidance on everything from CVs and interview skills to training and development opportunities.

You will have strong IT skills. You will support customers to complete online forms, register new benefit claims, set up email accounts, register Government Gateway accounts, upload CVs and cover letters, register online with agencies and job sites, print off directions and other forms, photocopy and scan documents plus other duties as required.

You will possess your Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Advice and Guidance and have extensive knowledge of the local job market. You will advertise employment, volunteering and training opportunities to clients at the centre, utilising a range of techniques.

If you have great communication and interpersonal skills, are self-motivated, highly organised, have excellent prioritisation skills and are passionate about delivering a first class customer service then apply today.

Preference will be given to residents living in M4, M8, M9, M11 or M40 postcode areas (this is a specific aim of CLFH programme).

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