Caseworker - Specialist Employability Support

Recruiter
CMD Recruitment
Location
Sittingbourne
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Caseworker - Specialist Employability Support

South East area - with travel (this is an outreach services role)

£22,000 to £24,000

Full time, 1 year contract

CMD Recruitment are excited to be supporting our client, who aim to support people to achieve their potential and progress in their careers and lives, in their recruitment of a Caseworker - Specialist Employability Support.

A performance driven role in an exciting and developing industry, the Caseworker will utilise all their skills and innovation to motivate, advise, encourage, train, support and track participants through their journey into work and beyond.

You must be adaptable to change and work towards continuous improvement in quality and performance. This calls for good team work and flexibility. The attainment of personal and team targets is essential in the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1:1 support sessions for participants
  • Develop engaging relations between the participant and the Circle of Support model Delivery of an assessment to underpin the participants ISP (Individual Support Plan)
  • Co-ordinating of the Circle of Support, to support the participant in developing their skills and overcoming their barriers
  • Regular caseload conferencing to review the participants progression within the Circle of Support
  • Liaison and relationship building with the YMCA Activity Co-ordinator and the Circle of Support
  • Assisting customers in building their CV, Job Specification and cover letter writing
  • Job brokering and reverse job marketing with all participants
  • Smart and effective caseload management
  • Varied field work and outreach working
  • Delivery of performance targets and compliance of standards to meet contract requirements
  • Perform other related duties as required

Do you have:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience/training in working with people with disabilities to overcome their barriers and into employment
  • Experience in meeting and exceeding targets
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Innovation and ideas delivery individually and in staff forums
  • Experience in employer engagement and reverse marketing
  • Highly motivated individual Confident in use of MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Car owner with full and clean driving licence with business insurance cover
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Processes

Desirable

  • Experience of DWP/JCP procedures and processes
  • Qualification in Advice and Guidance
  • Level 6 Qualification in ERS Level 3 or working toward

Do you have a passion for supporting people in overcoming their barriers and reaching their potential and a belief and determination in making a difference? Then please forward you CV to Lesley Price for consideration.