Job title: Employment Personal Advisor, Working for Carers Programme
Salary: £25,000 Pro rata
Contract: Fixed term to December 2021
Hours: 21 hours (Flexible working available)
Location: Camden and Central South London locations
Together with over 140 Network Partners, Camden Carers Centre is a member of the Carers Trust Network, the largest UK wide charity for the nation’s 7 million unpaid carers. We provide support, information, advice and services for children, young people and adults caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend.
Camden Carers Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Part-time Employment Advisor to support the Project Manager and Team to develop, plan and implement the Working for Carers programme in its next phase of the service. This project is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.
The post holder will be responsible for supporting manager in meeting the funding requirements and targets to unemployed and economically inactive unpaid carers across 8 boroughs. Our main office is based in Camden. The Employment Advisor role will need to include a range of activities that can be tailored to meet individual carers’ needs, including one-to-one support, peer group activities and time-limited in-work support to enable sustainable employment. This project will be delivered as part of a wider programme of activity across all London boroughs aimed at developing an effective and replicable service delivery model for employability support services supporting unpaid carers.
We are looking for an approachable, collaborative and highly organised person with experience of an employment advisory role who is able to manage a caseload of clients and support manager with development of service. It is therefore key that you have effective people management skills alongside highly developed analytical skills to manage their outputs and clearly detail results and progress towards set targets and outcomes for unpaid carers.
Applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Deadline for applications: Midnight, Tuesday 30th April 2019
Interview date: Friday 10th May 2019
Download an application pack and send your completed application and other required elements to [email protected] by the deadline stated above.
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