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Job Description:

Employment Specialist
Kendal / South Cumbria
£29,777 - 32,000
Full-time, Permanent 
Job Description:
We are recruiting an Employment Specialist who will provide intensive support to job seekers who present with multiple health and personal related barriers to work.  Referrals will come via Community Mental Health teams and working in partnership you will support each customer to find employment whilst breaking down each of their barriers to employment.

You will work intensively with each customer, completing in-depth diagnostics at the first intervention to understand, identify and create SMART actions to address their barriers to employment. You will match each customer with identified internal/external provision to increase their skills, self-worth and confidence whilst helping customers to apply for jobs, prepare for interviews and ultimately secure employment. You will have a person-centred approachable towards each customer which will help them to move closer to being work ready.  Once employment is secured, you will provide in-work support to ensure any problems are overcome and the employment sustains.

We are eager to speak to applicants who currently work with job seekers, and we are also open to those with transferable skills (minimum of 2 years) in providing advice and guidance to unemployed people seeking to gain new skills/abilities to increase their confidences and personal skillset.

Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to complete an online Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will also have access to your own vehicle as this role will be based across the region.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please submit your CV.

This vacancy is being handled by Aspire Recruitment. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. Should you apply for this role, we will process your data as detailed in our Privacy Policy and by applying for this opportunity I agree that Aspire Recruitment will keep me informed about potential employment opportunities regularly and that I can choose to opt out of receiving information at any time. 

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    Permanent, Full Time

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