SfYP Employment & Training Adviser

Employer
Hertfordshire County Council
Location
Various locations across Hertfordshire
Salary
£25,481 progressing to £27,741 pa
Closing date
20 Sep 2021

Job Details

SfYP Employment & Training Adviser

Location: Countywide

Salary Range: £25,481 progressing to £27,741 pa

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Fixed Term until 31/03/2023

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

We are recruiting for roles across; Hemel Hempstead, Hatfield, North Herts & Stevenage, Broxbourne & East Herts, St. Albans & Hertsmere, Watford & Three Rivers.

Please indicate on your application which is your preferred location.

Hertfordshire County Council Services for Young People enables young people to succeed through targeted prevention and early intervention to address emerging needs, improve life chances and reduce escalation to more expensive and intensive services.  It supports young people who are challenged in education, their communities or home life to ensure a successful transition to adulthood.

You will work with a caseload of young adults who are Not in Employment, Education or Training providing opportunities through job brokering and marketing vacancies. You will enhance the employability skills of 18-24 year olds, some with complex needs, offering a range of services to include CV writing and interview preparation. 

You will be required to have good verbal, written and ICT skills and a flexible approach to your work; be able to demonstrate experience of building relationships and networking with employers; the ability to build rapport with young people and evidence of working with them individually and in small groups; have a proactive approach and the ability to advocate and negotiate; you will have an understanding of the issues facing young people who are unemployed and be able to demonstrate how you have effectively challenged stereotyping or other discriminatory practice.  A full UK driving licence and access to your own car is essential in order to travel independently.

 Closing Date: 20th September 2021

Interview Date: Weeks commencing 27th September and 4th October

For an informal discussion and more information please contact:

karen.haswell@hertfordshire.gov.uk

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