Employability Advisor

Salary Banding:           £12,600

Location:                      Bridgend

Contract type:             Part Time

Working hours:           18 Hours a week, hours to be negotiated within the business hours of 09:00 A.M. to 16:30 P.M.

This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

Itec operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions, or trade union membership.

Itec reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

What are the core responsibilities of this role?

  • Responsible for achieving contractual targets for attendance, sustained job outcome, compliance, and participant satisfaction.
  • Accountable for participant induction including meeting and greeting all participants, completing all relevant documentation, delivering the structured induction session, and making sure all participants have a clear understanding of provision.
  • Responsible for owning the participants Action Plan working in partnership with colleagues to discuss & digitally document the participant’s progression e.g., working with the Employability Trainer to review their latest employability skills progress.
  • Delivering employability support, including job search guidance, soft skills development, motivational discussions, and other appropriate support.

What skills and experience are we looking for from potential applicants?

  • Proven experience of working within a targeted / performance driven environment
  • Motivational and inspirational attitude with a passion to inspire people.
  • Professional and articulate with effective communication skills.
  • Full driving license and use of vehicle
  • Ability to speak Welsh and experience of working with unemployed adults is desirable.

Why Work for Us

Itec is an Employee-Owned organisation. Our unique status allows our employees to have greater engagement and ownership in the future growth and success of Itec. At Itec we are passionate about our people and collaborative in the way we work. We are: –

  • Leading provider of work-based learning programmes for 40 years.
  • Employee-Owned organisation
  • Investors in People Gold
  • Disability Confident Leader
  • Living Wage Employer

As an Employee-Owned business, our people are our main asset, and everyone has a say in the direction that the business is heading.  As a valued employee owner, you will be entitled to receive the below corporate benefits:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Being an employee owner as part of the EOT
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas shutdown.
  • Annual bonus (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Employee Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Medicash – Healthcare scheme
  • Length of Service Payment Scheme
  • Employee of Month Awards.
  • Discounts on Gym Membership and fitness products discounts
  • Travel expenses and business mileage
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Social & Charity Events
  • Refer a Friend Payment Scheme
  • NUS/ Totum discount card

The most tangible advantage of being an Employee Ownership Trust is our annual bonus; this percentage is determined by the overall performance of the organisation and subject to qualifying criteria.

Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.