Hertfordshire County Council Services for Young People
Employment and Training Advisers x 2
St Albans and Dacorum
£25,481 - £27,741
37 hours per week permanent contract
Hertfordshire County Council Services for Young People enables young people to succeed through targeted prevention and early intervention to address emerging needs, improve life chances and reduce escalation to more expensive and intensive services. It supports young people who are challenged in education, their communities or home life to ensure a successful transition to adulthood.
This is a varied role working as part of a team and will include direct contact with local employers to source a range of work-related opportunities for clients and after appropriate training, carry out Health & Safety checks with employers to support work experience placements.
You will work with a caseload of young people who are Not in Employment, Education or Training providing employment and training opportunities through job brokering and marketing vacancies. You will enhance the employability skills of young people by offering a range of services to include CV writing and interview preparation.
You will have excellent verbal, written and ICT skills and a flexible approach to your work; be able to demonstrate experience of building relationships and networking with employers; the ability to build rapport with young people and evidence of working with them individually and in small groups; have a proactive approach and the ability to advocate and negotiate; you will have an understanding of the issues facing young people who are unemployed and be able to demonstrate how you have effectively challenged stereotyping or other discriminatory practice. A full UK driving licence and access to your own car is essential in order to travel independently.
Benefits for working with Hertfordshire County Council include:
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary exchange for additional benefits
- Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
- Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
- Staff Support Groups
- Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
- Excellent Wellbeing schemes
For further information about the role please contact email@example.com
Closing Date: 31st October 2021
Interviews: Week commencing 11th November 2021
For more information regarding the work of Services for Young People please visit www.servicesforyoungpeople.org