Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Employment Opportunities Co-Ordinator


Job Description:

Employment Opportunities Co-Ordinator needed in Kensington £17.51ph PAYE - Reference: 5219242

  • To engage local employers and discuss how their opportunities can support local employment efforts and a number of specific needs.
  • To confirm details of opportunities for residents, including pathways (where regular recruitment takes place, e.g. a major retailer) and to brief and share these opportunities with organisations that help support and prepare individual job seekers. For apprenticeships, the role will work closely with the Apprenticeship Co-ordinator.
  • To broker employment opportunities with individual candidates provided by organisations that help support and prepare individual job seekers, and local businesses with vacancies.
  • To promote good employment practice through encouraging commitments to sign up to initiatives such as Disability Confident, London Living Wage, flexible working, diversity in the workplace, etc.
  • To work with the employer to establish suitable selection and appointment methods (recognising that standard interviews may not always be appropriate, so encouraging work trials, or experience options).
  • Create opportunities for specific target groups of residents (job carving) and seek to increase employment in under-represented groups.
  • To bring the employer’s recruitment efforts closer to the communities in the borough. For example, by encouraging interviews to be held in the community, or by linking the employer up with opportunities to attend careers events and fairs within the local community.


This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Property