Employment Training Consultant

Aspire Recruitment
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Employment Training Consultant

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Employment and Training Consultant for a leading Welfare to Work company based in Lancaster.

This role is integral to supporting unemployed job seekers with a range of guidance and training services, contribute to individuals’ progression into employment, training and education.  You will work as part of a team.

Key Skills Required

  • Co-ordinate and deliver advice, guidance and training interventions that meet the needs of unemployed individuals;
  • Operate referral and liaison procedures with other agencies as required (i.e. JCP, local referral partners, colleges, employers, training providers and recruitment agencies).
  • To support peoples’ achievement of skills (including certification) and progression to employment, training and education.  
  • Establish and deliver both one to one and group activities as part of customer interventions including initial assessments, inductions, job search sessions, failed to attend sessions with customers.  

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience working within sales, customer service, welfare to work industry - Ideally working in training, guidance, advice & counseling environments.
  • Good knowledge of welfare to work and the customer base.
  • Good knowledge of training, education and employment opportunities.
  • Good knowledge of guidance and national standards - The ability to work under pressure in a high performance environment  
  • Flexible approach to work including willingness to travel, with occasional unsociable hours
  • Self-motivation and self confidence
  • Negotiation, ability to challenge -
  • Ability to work to Key performance indicators and challenging targets -
  • Time management and strong organisation skills - Working vulnerable customer groups - Excellent knowledge of the local  labour market, methods of recruitment and awareness of growth industries

  If you have the skills to impress, please email your CV to us today.

Please not due to the high volume of CV's we receive, it may not always be possible for us to reply indvidually with feedback. If we have not been in touch witihn 14 days from the date of sending in your CV, you have not been succesful in this instance, but we thank you for applying.