Employment Support Specialist

Website Surrey Choices

Every Life, Every Chance

Employment Support Specialists

Location: Guildford, Surrey (may be required to travel across the county)
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £21,410 – £22,710 per annum

Closing date: 18th December 2020

Do you have the passion and drive to support disabled people to reach their employment aspirations?

Do you share our Core Values?

We want to ensure people with disabilities have opportunities to achieve the same as everyone else; a home of their own, something meaningful to do and someone to love. Our role is to provide creative and sustainable support which enables people to live active and healthy lives in their local communities in ways that they choose. Our Core Values guide how we work and inform our decision making. As an organisation we are in a good place, we have a great team, and we are excited about our plans for the future.

We are currently looking for three enthusiastic and committed individuals to join us as Employment Support Specialists to assist people to reach their goals of finding and keeping a job and to make a real difference to someone’s life.
As an Employment Support Specialist, you will be required to guide and support customers with their employment aspirations and encouraging access to paid employment, volunteering and other opportunities in their communities independently You will support customers with CV writing, interview preparation, job coaching and travel training.

You will also be required to maintain and build relationships with parents/carers, employers, Job Centres, and other stakeholders to ensure all customers’ needs are met.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.

What we can offer you:
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Access to a generous pension scheme
• Automatic entry into Perkbox benefit scheme
• Ongoing supervision, training, and career development
• Employee Assistant Programme
• £300 ‘Refer a Friend’ Scheme
• 45p mileage allowance
• Employee Recognition Award Scheme

For an informal conversation and to find out more about this role, please contact Becky Grammel on 07713 479751

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