Employment Service Coordinator

Website Surrey Choices

Every Life, Every Chance

Job title:          Employment Service Coordinator

Location:         Staines-upon-Thames/ Walton-on-Thames – Working across North Surrey, may be required to travel across the county (option of homeworking)

Salary:             £27,000 to £28,640 per annum

Hours:             Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life?

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

At Surrey Choices, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do, inspiring and challenging them to learn, enjoy and achieve their goals. Our mission is to deliver innovative, sustainable services that enable choice and positive outcomes for the people we support. These services are provided by skilled, engaged and inspired colleagues.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team at Surrey Choices. This role is all about providing management support for a team who help disabled people to overcome barriers to employment and secure the job or volunteering role they want. This role will be based around North Surrey.


As an Employment Service Coordinator for the EmployAbility Team, you will be working under the direction of the designated area Employment and Communities Manager to support their management and development of the Service. This will include managing staff, projects and initiatives relating to the service, including supporting other service coordinators. You will actively motivate, encourage and develop staff to ensure a high level of competence, professionalism and customer focus, ensuring individual performance targets are being met. Some of the key duties are outlined below:


Work in a structured proactive way in order to deploy and manage all resources effectively ensuring staff are deployed across service and project. This might mean being there at evenings and weekends to help your customers achieve what they want.
Manage staff working in projects to ensure they meet both the professional standards of Surrey Choices and also the host organisations or funding body expectations.
Work with employers and other stakeholders to identify opportunities and maintain relationships for the benefit of Surrey Choices customers.
Manage projects and new initiatives, negotiating to ensure projects are delivered on time, to a professional standard and are cost-effective.
Provide management information reports and write case studies to help us demonstrate outcomes achieved.
Attend events and parents evenings to promote and represent Surrey Choices services.
What we would like from you:

A kind and caring approach to supporting people
A willingness to learn
A passion for creating diverse communities
An ability to communicate well with others
An ability to build and maintain relationships
Flexible worker willing to work evenings and weekends if appropriate
A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle
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 Assistance Programme
£300 ‘Refer a Friend’ Scheme
45p mileage allowance
Employee Recognition Award Scheme
For an informal conversation and to find out more about this rewarding role, please contact Sarah Oxby on 07729 107647.

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Surrey Choices Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

In line with the Surrey Choices Covid-19 Vaccination Policy, to be eligible for this role, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

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To apply for this job email your details to hr.team@surreychoices.com.