Vacancy for Learning and Employment Advisor

Surrey Lifelong Learning Partnership is a charity working to support Surrey residents into sustainable employment and work-related learning. The importance of providing this local support continues to grow with rising unemployment levels.

We are setting up an Employment and Skills Hub in the Mole Valley area, for which we are seeking a Learning and Employment Advisor to join our small friendly team. The individual we seek has a background working in employability and/or careers information, advice and guidance, with adults. They will be self-motivated, tenacious and proactive and above all seeking to support people to succeed in employment. The individual will have a strong interest in and commitment to social inclusion, equality and diversity.
The person who joins us will work as part of the Hub team. Their primary role, within the team, will be to provide advice, guidance and practical help to clients relating to getting into work, volunteering or training towards work, and sustaining employment in the longer term. A full job description is available on request. In brief, duties will include, but not be limited to:

Careers information, advice and guidance sessions with adult clients, to include information on employment, training, voluntary work
Assistance to clients with CV’s, job applications, interview techniques; developing work action plans; enrolling for accredited and non-accredited training
Effective and timely record keeping; reporting and administration
Raise awareness of, promote and facilitate client and candidate take up of schemes such as Apprenticeships; Traineeships; Kickstart; Access to Work; Work Trials
In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will possess:
Essential:
A strong and proven track record in assisting clients with CV’s, job applications, interview techniques and enrolling for accredited and non-accredited training
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Strong ability to meet regular reporting deadlines
Ability to work effectively in a multi practitioner team
Willing to work virtually and to travel to 3 Mole Valley locations
 Desirable:
Additional experience of recruiting for Apprenticeships; Traineeships
Experience of supporting individuals with additional needs into sustainable employment

Terms and Conditions:
Salary £25,000 p.a.
The post is full time and will initially be for 12 months.
Job share and/or flexible working hours will be considered.
Location: Working virtually and, once Covid guidelines permit, in 3 locations across Mole Valley District, Surrey.

To apply:
Please send your CV with covering letter; highlighting your interest in and suitability for this role to Nanette Chandler, SLLP.
nchandler@surreyllp.org.uk
07904 908871