Employability Support Officer

Care Plus Group
Competitive salary
17 Jul 2021
23 Jul 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Employability Services

Vacancy based at Val Waterhouse Centre, 41-43 Kent Street, Grimsby, DN32 7DH

Reference Number: 814-21-199

Employability Support Officer

37.5hours per week - working 8:30am - 5pm


£20,195 per annum fixed salary point

Care Plus Group is a Social Enterprise established since 2011 to deliver community health and care services following the national separation of provider services from the commissioning arm of the local NHS. A key feature of our organisation is the positive culture we have developed which is based on valuing, trust, engagement and involvement of our staff. We consistently deliver high quality innovative services across North East Lincolnshire reflected in an ongoing above 95% satisfaction feedback from those who have accessed our services.

Care Plus Group Employability Service have two strands of delivery, Employability and Supported Employment. Both strands support the worklessness agenda of North East Lincolnshire, delivering a holistic approach to supporting unemployed people on a pathway to sustainable employment. They deliver various employability initiatives including voluntary work based learning, pre apprenticeships, apprenticeships and intermediate labour market opportunities. They aim to empower local people to become socially included within their communities, whilst also breaking down barriers to employment.

For this role it is essential that you have:
  • A Level 3 qualification in Advice and Guidance/Employability Practitioner Level 4 or equivalent.
  • The ability to demonstrate specialist knowledge and understanding in the delivery of employment initiatives, including Employability and apprenticeships.
  • 2 years' experience and knowledge of work based education and training OR equivalent experience in working with a range of people with barriers to employment, e.g. lone parents, long term unemployed and those with mental health and physical disabilities.
  • Effective communication and organisational skills.
  • Effective customer care skills.

If you would like the opportunity to work within a vibrant department this could be the role for you!

For further information and an informal discussion please contact Amanda Thomas on telephone number 07771 345 940

CLOSING DATE: 22nd July 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: 27th July 2021

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information, and the criteria required to fulfil the role.

Please note that any offer of a post is subject to pre-employment screening. The offer will also be provisional upon receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, of which the successful candidate will be responsible for payment.

We offer favourable terms and conditions including optional membership to a contributory pension scheme, lease cars, a full induction programme and a wide range of CPD/development opportunities. We recognise continuous service from partner Health and Care organisations for the purposes of annual leave entitlement and have Independent Provider closed access to the NHS pension scheme. For further details about eligibility please contact us.

Care Plus Group will interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for any job vacancy.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date we regret that you have not been short listed on this occasion.

Care Plus Group is an equal opportunities employer. It is our Policy to provide and ensure equal opportunities in the fields of recruitment, employment, training, promotion and job security irrespective of any characteristics which may place an applicant in any minority or disadvantaged group or groups.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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