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2 x Employment Advisors (1 x South London Boroughs and 1 x North London Boroughs)

Posted on 06 March 2018

Location: South or North London with flexibility to cover various London Boroughs 
Contract: Fixed Term 18 months. Full time 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £24,500

This role is funded by Building Better Opportunities. BBO is funded by The Big Lottery and the European Social Fund

Groundwork London is a leading social and environmental regeneration charity delivering over 500 social and environmental projects each year, many of which support people to stay in education, gain new skills and secure employment. The Trust has secured a significant number of Employment and Skills contracts from funders including Skills funding Agency, DWP and Big Lottery and this is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidates to join our high performing, growing team that will support over 2000 unemployed Londoners to gain new skills and progress into employment.

We are seeking customer focused and target-driven Employment Advisors to assist and motivate clients to overcome barriers to employment and assist them into sustainable employment or training through the Building Better Opportunities ACE programme. You will hold IAG level 3 or above and have experience in delivering a structured IAG programme.

Your responsibilities will include employer engagement and outreach work to identify eligible and suitable participants to access ACE opportunities. You will be working with individuals with barriers to work including long term unemployment and disabilities or long term health conditions and will be undertaking assessments, designing and monitoring individual action plans and delivering support including CV writing, interview skills, applications and job-search techniques to prepare them to progress into sustainable employment.

A team player, you will offer excellent customer service and have the ability to organise and facilitate recruitment on behalf of employers and candidates. You will independently source and secure other employment opportunities with employers and actively broker clients into these roles.

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Download the job description and an application form or call 020 7922 1230 to request a postal application pack.

Please send your application form and recruitment monitoring form quoting reference 494/EA to or by post to Groundwork London, 18-21 Morley Street, London SE1 7QZ

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Denise Hales at Groundwork London on 07799 034 902 or

Closing date for applications: Thursday 22nd March 2018

Interview date: Monday 26th March 2018

Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.