Employment Support Advisor

Location:  Hull

Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 (full time role)

Role Requirements –

Reporting to the local Business Manager, an Employment Support Officer (ESO) plays an important role in turning job starts into job outcomes. The ESO is responsible for providing work place support to participants (with more complex in-work support requirements) and to their new employer. The ESO is also expected to capitalize on these employer relationships & create new ones to generate vacancies with SMEs.

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list and as such you will be expected to carry out any other duties that may be specified by your Line Manager from time to time. This job description is non-contractual.

i2i requires the full commitment and cooperation of its employees to strictly adhere to company policies and procedures, which includes quality standards, data protection, health and safety, diversity and safeguarding

Key Responsibilities;

Pre-employment activities may include:

  • Participating in the Into Work Meeting (which may also involve the employer) to understand the participant’s in-work support needs and concerns.
  • Meeting the employer to discuss their new starter’s work place support requirements. This could include making reasonable adjustments such as improving accessibility or purchasing specialist furniture/equipment.
  • Explaining Access to Work to an employer who is unfamiliar with the process.
  • Attending an orientation day or induction with the participant to help both participant and employer prepare for day 1.
  • Providing information and advice to the employer on a specific health condition / disability, the impact it can have on an individual and likely support requirements

In-work activities may include:

  • Accompanying the participant on their journey to work until he/she becomes familiar with the route.
  • Spending time onsite in the first week to help the participant learn his/her new role and settle into their new environment
  • Making frequent visits to the participant and employer in the first few weeks to provide support and help address any issues that arise
  • Providing advice to the employer and/or line manager on the most effective ways to support and manage their new starter
  • Liaising with the participant’s Adviser to keep each other up to date and ensure the participant receives the support he/she needs
  • Supporting the participant with his/her Access to Work Application
    Supporting the participant and employer to implement Access to Work funded solutions e.g. a Support Worker, new equipment, travel to/from work
  • Providing advice and support to the employer on improving diversity and inclusion – among staff and through policies and processes.

Job progression activities may include:

  • Working with the employer and participant to identify opportunities for development within the job / organisation. This could include increasing hours, taking on more responsibility, attending a course / on-the-job training with a view to taking on new activities.
  • Supporting the participant and employer to create a work development plan
  • Providing input at the Progression Meeting between the participant and Adviser. Helping the participant to identify the skills and strengths demonstrated in-work and any areas for improvement
  • Supporting the employer to find and access in-work training opportunities for the participant (and other staff).
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Initial recruitment activities may include:

  • Generating 10% of all job outcomes throughout the life of the contract
  • Spending 100% of time building new relationships and creating opportunities prior to go-live (ramping down as participants move into work)
  • Marketing our services and products to SMEs through networking events, targeted email campaigns, 1 to 1s

Ongoing recruitment activities may include:

  • Maintaining relationships with employers that ESO has supported and actively enquiring about upcoming vacancies
  • Promoting our recruitment services and products (e.g. training courses, work trials) to employers that the ESO is supporting
  • Providing full vacancy details to Advisers and conducting pre-screening or other prep activity as agreed with the employer

Record keeping

  • Updating participant’s file to reflect all conversations held, agreements made and any issues identified and resolved in relation to that participant. Updates must be timely and accurate.
  • Updating the employer database with any new vacancies identified/created through working with employer.

I2I is a Disability Confident employer and will offer an interview to any disabled individuals who have the relevant skills, qualifications and experience and who may be interested in this role.  Please contact us if you are unable to apply due to your disabilities and we will seek to find ways to support you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20,000.00 to £22,000.00 /hour

How to apply: Email your CV & A Cover Letter to  Heather on heather.williams@enteri2i.com

Self Employment Advisor

Location:  Hull

Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 (full time role)

“Are you looking for a challenge?

I2i are looking for a Self-Employment/ Employment Adviser responsible for supporting participants with credible self-employment plans and progress them to successful trading. A SE Adviser will use a variety of techniques including effective diagnosis, individual and group coaching, maximising on any Participant funding available to achieve sustainable employment in self-employment. Self-employment training will be provided however the candidate should have experience of supporting customers with self-employment and business start-ups.

The Adviser will work towards strict targets and guidelines in accordance to the programme obligations and i2i process. This is not an exhaustive list and an SE Adviser will be expected to carry out any other duties as may be specified by their manager from time to time. In addition to the self-employment element of the role the remainder of the role will involve supporting a caseload of customers with a range of barriers to progress and move in to sustainable employment

This is a challenging role and we are looking for someone highly motivated and committed to improving peoples lives. This role involves some outreach across Hull and East Riding and so driving licence and car are essential.

 

I2I is a Disability Confident employer and will offer an interview to any disabled individuals who have the relevant skills, qualifications and experience and who may be interested in this role.  Please contact us if you are unable to apply due to your disabilities and we will seek to find ways to support you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20,000.00 to £22,000.00 /year

How to apply: Email your CV & A Cover Letter to  Heather on heather.williams@enteri2i.com