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Job Vacancy: Employment Advisor

Job Vacancy: Employment Advisor

Community Connections

Job Ref: 007/21

37 hours per week – Fixed Term Contract

–  £24,300 pa

No job share considered

Realise Futures are looking for an Employment Advisor based in Chelmsford or Colchester. The post holder will be working as part of the ‘Community Connections’ Building Better Opportunities programme, supporting people who have difficulty sustaining employment, to move towards and into work.

The role will be to support participants to develop their potential, achieve their ambitions and find the right job for them by providing individually tailored employment support. To us, your attitude and personality matter as much as what’s on your CV as we are looking for initiative, creativity, energy and determination.

These posts are funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the National Lottery Community Fund.

We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or on commencement of post.  This position requires countywide travel and therefore access to a vehicle is essential. The ability to work flexible hours may also be required.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact: 07738704743

Realise Futures is proud to be a mindful employer that offers a range of employee benefits including flexible working arrangements (where business needs allow), 25 days annual leave (in addition to recognised bank holidays) and an occupational pension scheme.

Realise Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

This role is subject to a DBS check.

How To Apply:

To apply for this role, please complete the online Application Form by scrolling down & clicking the blue highlighted “Apply Now” button on our webpage.

When applying, please quote the Job Reference Number (as above).

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Closing Date:         17th May 2021

Interview Date:       26th May 2021

Please ensure you are available for interview on this date prior to applying for the role.  

If you have any further queries, or difficulties in completing the Application Form, please email:

Realise Futures CIC – a company operating across Suffolk and Essex combining commercial trade of products and services alongside work placements, employment and training opportunities.  The primary aim of the business is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are disadvantaged and/or disabled.  The company is organised in three divisions, Learning and Development, Employment and RF Works (six distinct Social Businesses).  Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential.  Realise Futures: Enhancing People’s Lives.