Our client, a leading welfare to work provider, believes that everyone, with the right support will flourish irrespective of their age, circumstance or background.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Key Worker to join our client’s Employability Team in Stockport; a role which will place you at the heart of implementing its beliefs.
Do you have an ability to build a rapport and achieve a client’s needs? A natural people person? If so, then this job could be for you.
Whilst no working day will be the same due to assisting people from all walks of life the main purpose of your role will be to find long term sustainable employment for your clients. A typical day will include: communicating with client’s to ascertain their employment needs, conducting job search via newspapers, newspapers and researching employers, preparing CV’s, and coaching your clients to attend job interviews.
You must have the ability to employ emotional intelligence in handling challenging situations and ability to build rapport with, inspire, motivate and challenge clients.
You must have experience of working with people with multiple and complex needs, including health conditions and have the ability to build rapport and adapt to client needs.
You must have knowledge of Greater Manchester’s labour market, wider provision and stakeholders.
You must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and understand its importance in both client relationships and teamwork.
You must have excellent attention to detail – ensuring that client records are documented and maintained at all times, have excellent presentation and written skills and the ability to think creatively.
You must have the willingness to learn formally and informally, and work well in a team.
Why work for our client?
You will be part of a hard working team helping people like Thomas every single day:
“It has given me such a boost being back in work. I am more confident, better off, and feel like I’m setting a good example to my kids.”
In return for your hard work and making a difference to our people’s lives, our client provides a competitive benefits package including a free day’s annual leave to enjoy your birthday!
To find out more, please apply and we will contact you to discuss the opportunity.