Employment Specialist Herefordshire – Maternity Cover

Posted 4 weeks ago

Landau Ltd. is a supported employment and work-related training organisation that aims to provide local people (including those with learning disabilities, long-term health issues, the long-term unemployed and disadvantaged young people) with the skills and support they need to find sustainable employment and purposeful futures.

Landau are seeking to appoint an experienced Employment Specialist, who must have experience in supported employment and might have expertise in the IPS model of support, working intensively with people who have a range of difficulties and barriers including mental health issues, that impact on their ability to gain work. You will assist them to obtain and sustain training and employment that is consistent with their vocational goals. We are looking for a multi-skilled individual who will work in close partnership with referring agencies and stakeholders, including Primary Care and Community Mental Health Teams if appropriate, delivering employment support to clients. This role will be working predominantly with young people and so experience in working with those under 25 years will be an advantage.

This is a Maternity Cover Fixed Term post for 9 months potentially extending to another 3 months

Relevant experience in the supported employment/Welfare to Work/recruitment sector is essential, and some knowledge of the Voluntary Sector would be useful. Applicants should have the ability to establish a rapport with people from all walks of life and be capable of identifying barriers that prevent an individual from moving forward.

Travel will be required so a full driving licence and access to a car is essential.

The posts also require an enhanced DBS disclosure (at Landau cost)


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