Job Vacancy: Employment Advisor

Job Ref: 012-23

  • Permanent
  • £25,650.00 per annum (pro rata)
  • Based in Ipswich, Suffolk
  • 2 Roles available (1 x 37 hours per week & 1 x 24 hours per week)
  • Located in Cromwell Court, Ipswich

Want to be part of a team delivering the Restart contract for Realise Futures? We are looking to recruit two Employment Advisors to join our current team in Ipswich.

You will be delivering the Restart Scheme which is intensive and tailored support to help unemployed people find work.

Working in a team environment, you are ambitious for yourself as well as those you support, and an excellent communicator who is solution focused, organised, motivational and inspiring.

Are you the winning combination we need to secure and sustain meaningful employment for our participants?

The main purpose of the role is to support unemployed jobseekers (our participants) with finding and sustaining employment, engage with employers and make local communities aware of the benefits of our service. Our participants experience with us is integral to the success of our business and providing them with an excellent service is at the very core of the Employment Advisor role.

To Find Out More:

For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Melanie Hercus on 07738 704743

Realise Futures is one of the largest social enterprises in the East of England, employing around 240 people, approximately 40% of whom have a disability. Our aim is to improve the social wellbeing of people, whilst contributing to the economy in our communities, with opportunities in learning and work. As a Community Interest Company, we re-invest our profits back into the business.

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 and will also require business use car insurance.

Should you be successful in your interview, you will be subject to Right to Work in the UK checks prior to employment.

How to Apply:

To apply for this role, click on the “Apply Now” button on bottom of this webpage. This will redirect you to our Online Application Form.

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

Closing Date:          02/04/2023   

Interview Date:        11/04/2023 – Please ensure you are available on this date prior to applying.       

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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.