Key Worker Greater Manchester
We believe 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 Employability Team in Greater Manchester; a role which will place you at the heart of implementing our 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 join us?
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. Ingeus has helped me so much.”
In return for your hard work and making a difference to our clients’ lives, we provide 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.
Ingeus is part of InWorkGM delivering Work and Health Programme in Greater Manchester. We actively encourage applications from priority characteristic groups (people aged 18-24, aged over 50, those with a disability/ health condition, ex-offenders). Candidates who meet this criteria can be considered for our guaranteed interview scheme. If you wish to be considered, and are part of these priority groups, please state “I wish to be considered for the guaranteed interview scheme” in your cover letter, and we will discuss this when contacting you to arrange an interview.
Vacancies are available in Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Wigan. Please state your preferred location(s) in the cover letter space.
The role will have a base location, and will require some outreach/ cross site working. Please ensure you are comfortable with travel and lone working before submitting your application.
Employment will commence following completion of a basic DS check.