Hertfordshire County Council Services for Young People
Employment and Training Advisers
Opportunities in Hemel Hempstead, St Albans & Hertsmere, North Herts & Stevenage and East Herts & Broxbourne
£25,481 - £27,741
37 hours per week 18 months fixed term contracts
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.
You will work with a caseload of young adults who are Not in Employment, Education or Training providing opportunities through job brokering and marketing vacancies. You will enhance the employability skills of 18–24-year-olds, some with complex needs, offering a range of services to include CV writing and interview preparation.
You will be required to have good 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 an informal discussion about the role please contact
Karen Haswell email@example.com
Closing date: 31st October 2021
Interview date: w/c 8th November and 11th November 2021
For more information regarding the work of Services for Young People please visit www.servicesforyoungpeople.org