Education Development Trust - Employment Opportunity Advisers - Leeds

Submitted by Jamesersa on Mon, 11/22/2021 - 16:24

Location: Leeds
Salary Details: £28,678.per annum

Closing Date: 08 Dec 2021

About the role

Job title: Youth Routeways Employment Opportunity Advisers (10 posts)

Location:  Various across the Leeds City Region (Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield, Craven, Harrogate, Selby, York)

Salary and Benefits: A starting salary of £28,678 along with a generous holiday allowance (30 days), a 6% matched pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits, excellent training, and family friendly policies to support flexible working. Applications for part time roles (minimum of 2.5 days per week) will be considered.

We are inviting applications from experienced advisers (ideally experienced in supporting NEET Young People) to deliver high quality support as part of the £2.5m+ Youth Routeways Project in the Leeds City Region, which is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

The Employment Opportunity Adviser will be directly delivering the interventions of the Youth Routeways Project to support the sustainable participation of young people (15-24) who are NEET into employment and training through effective employer-focussed interventions (e.g., awareness raising, visits and work experience). Developing and maintaining excellent collaborative relations with local Youth and NEET providers and employers will be an integral aspect of the role. 

We are seeking proactive candidates who can effectively establish working relationships with local NEET providers, are confident in engaging with employers to broker opportunities for young people, believe in exceeding client and beneficiaries’ needs and are committed to achieving high quality outcomes and ‘changing lives’. 

Closing date: Wednesday 8th December 2021 (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received) 

Selection Process/ Dates: A virtual assessment centre conducted via Microsoft Teams will be held on Monday 13th December, followed by virtual interviews for selected candidates on Tuesday 21st December.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service

About the organisation

Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support.

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