Employment Advisor

Job title: Employment Advisor

 Main office Camden with delivery across various sites in London

Salary: £26,010 pro rata

Contract: Fixed term until May 2022 with a view to possible extension

 35 hours per week (part-time will be considered)

Annual leave:
 30 days, plus bank holidays (pro rata)

 3% contribution

Together with over 140 Network Partners, Camden Carers is a member of the Carers Trust Network, the largest UK wide charity for the nation’s 7 million unpaid carers. We provide support, information, advice and services for children, young people and adults caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend.  The number of carers is a growing issue, with 3 in 5 of us likely to become a carer at some point in our lifetime. Unpaid carers save the UK economy over £132bn every year and act as a main support to our stretched health and social care systems.

Camden Carers has an exciting opportunity for a Employment Advisor to support Project Manager and Team to develop, plan and implement the Working for Carers programme. This project is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting manager in meeting the funding requirements and targets to unemployed and economically inactive unpaid carers across Camden, Islington Richmond, Kingston, Sutton, Westminster Central South London. The EPA role will need to include a range of activities that can be tailored to meet individual carers’ needs, including one-to-one support, peer and group activities and time-limited in-work support to enable sustainable employment. This project will be delivered as part of a wider programme of activity across all London boroughs aimed at developing an effective and replicable service delivery model for employability support services supporting unpaid carers.

We are looking for an approachable, collaborative and highly organised person with experience of Employment advisory role who is able to, manage a caseload of clients, support manager with development and supervision of staff. and effective relationship development skills. It is therefore key that you have effective people management skills alongside highly developed analytical skills to manage their outputs and clearly detail results and progress towards set targets and outcomes for unpaid carers. More details about the role can be found in the job application pack.

Applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Level 3 in an IAG qualification is desirable. Must be willing to travel across London occasionally (driven by restrictions).

Camden Carers values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We would like to encourage people who have been or are currently carers to apply. We are committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are provided with equality of opportunity in employment.

Camden Carer has a number of measures in place to support the carers in its employment including carers leave.

When applying for this role, please read the job description in the application pack.

Please visit our website to download job application pack.

Closing date for applications is on 19th May by 12am, with interviews on via ZOOM on 26th May 2021.  If you have been shortlisted you will be contacted via email/telephone.

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