Head of Skills and Employability

5 days left

Jems Recruitment Ltd
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Skills and Employability - The Benefits:
- Training and development opportunities
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Eye care benefits for employees and their families
- Occupational sick pay
- Time off for family celebrations and above statutory compassionate leave
- Cycle loan scheme
- The job satisfaction of contributing to a charity

Head of Skills and Employability - The Company:
Working for an ambitious and innovative charitable organisation, you will be joining the management team to develop career opportunities for people with disabilities in a compassionate manner. The organisation is looking for a like-minded individual to liaise across the organisation and to grow connections within the commercial sector.

Head of Skills and Employability - The Role:
• Leading and managing the social enterprise teams which includes retail shop managers
• Enhancing and growing existing business connections
• Developing new social enterprise activities
• Developing employment training programmes
• Securing statutory funding for the employment work
• Refocusing the current day service on employment related activities
• Liaising across divisions within the organisation to ensure maximisation of employability
• Working with supported living teams and day centres to highlight those people who are searching for employment or work experience
• Attending meetings with businesses
• Growing the department into a wider employability resource

Head of Skills and Employability - The Candidate:
- Experience working within a Senior Management role with experience of social enterprise
- A passion for working within the care and/or charitable sector, specifically with people with disabilities
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Strong financial knowledge
- Ability to build business relationships across a variety of sectors