Employer verified_user Futures Group
Salary Competitive
Hours 37
Contract Permanent
Type Job
Role Employment Support Adviser
Closing date 24/01/2020

Futures are recruiting for Employment Support Advisers to work on our Way to Work Programme in the Nottingham & Mansfield areas.

We are looking for dynamic individuals with substantial experience, knowledge and understanding of local employment and skills challenges and appropriate methods of intervention. The post holder will have experience of extensive case management of clients within an Employment & Skills context as they will be responsible for the development and delivery of an active caseload of individuals who are looking for work or an apprenticeship. They will offer a job matching function and identifying training needs in relation to opportunities available. The post holder will source clients from key partners such as DWP, National Careers Service, Community Partners and other referral organisations. They will spend a significant proportion of their time with partners to access this caseload. The post holder will work with the Business Engagement team to identify forthcoming vacancies, sector based work academies and other employment and training opportunities to progress the individuals into sustainable employment. They will also liaise with Futures Communications Team to manage the job-seeker/learner facing communications plan and ensure the vacancy website, social media and other communications are accurate and up-to-date.

Who Are We?

Join our team and help us make a difference to people’s lives. At Futures we lead by example. People are at the heart of everything we do and we're determined to help the people we work with be the best they can be. We put people first when it comes to our workforce; a happy and motivated team is vital to us and most of our people have been with us for many years - so we like to think we're pretty good at taking care of them. It’s good for you, it's great for us and even better for the people we support.

We support people and businesses to develop, grow and be the best they can be. Rated by Ofsted as Outstanding, all of our services are clear, enterprising and bespoke. We’re leading a change in career support that focuses on the whole person not just the job applicant. There’s more to life than just a career. So our mission is to be at the forefront of careers advice, skills and support that turn ambition into a successful career and fulfilling life. We’re also showing employers a different way of being and doing. We know that success lies in a happy, motivated and skilled workforce, and so we’re on a mission to transform teams and turnover.

What can we offer?
At Futures, our company-wide values: underpin who we are and what we do and it is essential that all colleagues share these.

  • Have passion
  • Do the right thing
  • Make a difference

Having these values means we work in a culture which is open to learning and improvement, leads by example, is passionate about making a difference.

Having a happy and motivated workforce is critical to our ongoing success. We genuinely care about our colleagues and offer a range of benefits and opportunities to support you in your role and grow in confidence. We will: help you develop in your role, support your career growth, promote positive health and well-being at work, and encourage a good work/life balance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks prior and during employment.

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