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Employment Liaison Officer

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ECR/21/176612
  • Published: Mon 10/01/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 & 18.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday (on a rota basis to cover 9am to 5.30pm with an hour lunch or 9am to 5pm with half an hour lunch)
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748 FTE & £10,046 - £10,874 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

Following the acquisition and growth of a number of multi-million pound work programmes, Halton People into Jobs has an exciting opportunity for you to join our successful service. Our experienced team specialise in supporting individuals back into work, training and/or self-employment. Halton People into Jobs has developed relationships with local businesses, stakeholders and helped local unemployed residents achieve their potential for over 20 years.

We are looking for committed individuasl who has experience of successfully engaging with employers/businesses to work within the Council’s Employment, Learning and Skills division. As an Employment Liaison Officer you will develop and maintain effective relationships with local employers and act as a key contact for identified skills and recruitment opportunities within these businesses.

Working under the direction of the one of the Service Managers, you will undertake a targeted number of business calls and visits to employer premises to source suitable paid/unpaid employment opportunities. This will be achieved through effective employer engagement activity, job matching and preparing individuals for interview or assessment including one to one and group workshops.  

You are required to undertake accurate job matching of customers to available skills and recruitment opportunities so that successful and sustainable employment outcomes are maximised and customer and stakeholder satisfaction is achieved. This will involve desk top analysis as well as delivery of regular group workshops, which will provide more intense support for particular job and work experience vacancies.

The post will involve gaining a good understanding of the skills and abilities of the clients and the type of vacancies they are best suited to and use job matching skills to determine suitable route ways, ILM’s, including sector based/bespoke opportunities. 1:1 face to face support and delivery of group workshops such as pre-screening sessions to clients will be required.  

You will be required to maintain accurate and timely electronic (and where necessary paper based) records of all employer engagement/sales interventions via the in-house Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. Including updating and circulating daily/weekly vacancy bulletins.

In return you will receive:

  • Competitive Salary of £20,092 - £21,748
  • A full training and development package. You will be actively supported and encouraged to build on your skills and knowledge to maximise the opportunities that working for the Council has to offer.
  • Annual leave entitlement varies according to length of service and ranges from 25 days to 33 days per year, in addition to eight bank holidays.
  • Access to a generous pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme, administered by Cheshire Pension Fund). For full details, see cheshirepensionfund.org.uk
  • Free parking

This post will be based across our main delivery sites at Halton People into Jobs, Runcorn Old Town and Kingsway Learning Centre, Widnes.

We have full time(37 hours) and part time(18.5 hours) posts available, please advise of your preference in your application.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Lynsey Carr 0151 511 7547

Interviews will be held 14th February 2022

Please refer to the Person Specification when completing your application.

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How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ECR/21/176612
  • Published: Mon 10/01/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 & 18.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday (on a rota basis to cover 9am to 5.30pm with an hour lunch or 9am to 5pm with half an hour lunch)
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748 FTE & £10,046 - £10,874 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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