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Specialist Employment Support Officer

21st March 2024

Job Type
West Midlands
Skills, Training & Apprenticeships
to £24365 37 hours a week, great benefits

Specialist Employment Support Officer – Interviewing asap for a April 2024 start

Solihull West Midlands 

37 Hours per week – free parking in the centre of Solihull,

Permanent working in Solihull travelling to meet clients and employers, occasionally will need to travel to our clients other sites in Sandwell
Salary £24365 per annum (FTE) (dependent on skills & experience) 
Responsible to: Community Engagement Manager or as advised 

• Do you have a passion for providing personalised employment and skills support to people with disabilities ?  
• Are you a natural at motivating and improving confidence in order to help people move into sustainable jobs and volunteering opportunities ?
• Can you work to tight deadlines and support people proactively?

If you have answered yes to these questions, have a full clean driving licence and access to a vehicle please help us to build a Stronger Solihull supporting people aged 18+ through our Employment Support service.

Some of the key tasks involved;

To undertake initial and ongoing assessment of clients’ pre-employment support needs and formulate development action plans which will enable clients to achieve their goals.

To manage, develop and support a caseload of clients, providing encouragement and co-ordination of activities including mentoring, development planning, effective monitoring and guidance and any employment related training that will ensure progression to employment , with an emphasis on movement toward sustained unsupported employment where appropriate.

To participate in case conferences with the employment and skills staff when appropriate and after clients are offered a position in order to ensure the client receives a smooth transition into employment. Ensuring that paperwork is completed in a timely manner to the stringent deadlines applied, t o maintain detailed and accurate case notes, action plans and participant paperwork and upload these on to the management information system within the allocated timeframe

T o liaise and communicate regularly with the referrer and other relevant staff to ensure that all parties are kept informed

To establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with local employers’ groups, statutory, voluntary and private organisations to support both client referral, training and individual client support.

To apply for the role of Specialist Employment Support Officer for Solihull please email your cv to [email protected] or call 0161 320 3793 / 07866625747

Tina Lacey Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency dedicated to the skills, training and welfare to work sectors nationally.  We are committed to giving full free pre interview advice and guidance right throughout the interview process.

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