Employment Progression Lead Worker

Job Title:  Employment Progression Lead Worker Ref: EPLW-0119 Salary: Grade D £29,010-£30,900 inc ILW 6.5% non contributory pension Hours: 37.5 […]

Job Title:  Employment Progression Lead Worker

Ref: EPLW-0119
Salary: Grade D £29,010-£30,900 inc ILW 6.5% non contributory pension
Hours: 37.5 per week
Location: Southwark, Lambeth & Croydon
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  Midnight 22nd January 2019
Interview Date: TBC

Help us break the cycle of in-work poverty by joining our innovative project for people struggling to find better work.

About the Role

We are expanding the scale and impact of our in-work progression service by joining up the work across three organisations – Thames Reach, High Trees Community Trust and the Indo-American Refugee & Migrant Organisation (IRMO).  The project is supported by funding from Trust for London.

The Employment Progression Lead Worker will:

– Develop a network of employers to support employed people to progress into better jobs

-Raise the profile of our in-work progression work with potential referral partners, notably local authorities, housing associations and the Jobcentre Plus

-Match people to job opportunities and prepare them for interview-Be the partnership’s main link with the Better Work Network (https://www.learningandwork.org.uk/our-work/work-and-careers/better-work-network/)

-Coordinate a network for organisations delivering in-work progression services

During the first year the project will work across three south London boroughs and some travelling within London. We would particularly welcome applications  who are fluent in Spanish.  We also  encourage flexible working arrangements.

About Thames Reach

Thames Reach is one of London’s leading homelessness charities.  Our mission is to assist homeless and vulnerable people to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives.  Our Employment and Skills team plays an integral role in achieving this mission.  We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief

You are welcome to call us to discuss the role.  For an informal discussion contact: Michael Buckley on 020 3617 6070

Please download the application pack and return to recruitment@thamesreach.org.uk

Application-Form Lead Worker

 

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