Employment Advisers

Ref No. BHN520435
Salary £25,500 - £27,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Would you like to join a global impact organisation that has over 50 years experience running programmes that deliver a lasting and positive impact to communities? Then apply now.


Must have the relevant experience or transferrable skills

The Job

My client is delivering an employment programme to people who have been out of work for a year or more and offers them tailored support to find sustainable employment. The roles are based in either Central Southampton or Eastleigh.

As an Employment Advisor you will play a vital role in the success of the programme. You will be in charge of managing a caseload of customers, working with them to create and follow an individualised workplan towards sustained employment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility and accountability for customers as assigned and working with them through to employment.
  • Assessing the customer's starting position to decide how to best meet their needs.
  • Building rapport and a positive working relationship with each customer.
  • Address customer's barriers to employment, providing challenge, advice, and guidance where appropriate to develop customers capability
  • Identify, structure, and recommend vacancy and training solutions, working in close consultation with the team and other third parties for specialist signposting services
  • Maintain customer records to a required quality standard
  • Meeting KPI's and targets
  • Develop relationships and networks with key stakeholders such as: Employers, Job Centre teams and funding providers

No prior experience is necessary, but we are looking for the following soft skills

  • A passion for working with people
  • Experience of working in a customer focused, target driven environment.
  • Some exposure to supporting and coaching to individuals with the ability to constructively challenge where needed.
  • A level of independence and professionalism to work independently;
  • Detail-oriented with strong organisational skills;
  • Performance and target focused
  • Positive outlook with a determination and drive to want to make a positive difference

Whats in it for you?

The team is constantly growing and there will naturally be progression opportunities created. Working hours are 9:00am-5:30pm with 1 hour for lunch, 37.5 hours per week. You will be provided with a laptop, smart phone, Printer/scanner and headset. Salary ranges between £25,500 - £27,000 depending on experience.

Benefits include:

  • Professional and accredited IEP Level 2 qualification
  • Pension at 5% employee and 10% contribution from Employer
  • Vitality Health cover
  • Travel insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • £200 per year to spend on /health & Wellness

If you are interested in this role please contact Katharine Winter or Daisy Stroud at Alderwood Recruitment for an informal chat on 01489 873492 and if you would like to apply for the role please email your updated CV.


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