• Full Time
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Careers Advisor/Coach

The Careers Advisor or Restart Advisor (RA) as the role is called internally, is a pivotal role in supporting our participants who have been out of work for at least 12 months, to find sustainable employment. The RA will be integral in understanding and supporting participants needs to support a swift return to the labour market. This will include close working and liaison with multiple internal and external stakeholders, to provide tailored support to each participant.

The Restart Advisor will manage a caseload of participants, ensuring they are supported and challenged appropriately to move towards lasting and meaningful employment. Following a diagnostic assessment, they will work through a comprehensive action plan with the participant to give them additional skills, identify transferrable skills and capabilities and building their confidence to return to sustainable employment. 

As the Restart Advisor, you will:

  • Building effective and positive relationships with participants, working collaboratively, and challenging them to identify and overcome any potential barriers preventing them from returning to work.
  • Ensuring that participants have an up to date and professional CV and, supporting statement and covering letter, tailored appropriately for each application.
  • Providing job search support, guiding participants to register on appropriate jobs boards and ensuring their digital profiles are up to date and visible to employers.
  • Supporting participants in preparing for job interviews, conducting mock interviews and assessment activity.
  • Meet all monthly performance targets and Key Performance Indicators.
  • As our Restart Advisor, you will have:

  • Experience of working in a fast paced, evolving environment with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and build rapport with our participants who come from all walks of life.
  • Experience of working in a performance target driven environment, such as business to business sales or equivalent.
  • High level digital literacy skills, and data accuracy skills, including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and web-based communication technologies.
  • Benefits

    As an Ingeus employee, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • Life insurance
  • Private medical care
  • Company pension
  • Online discount shopping
  • Additional leave for personal development and community volunteering
  • The opportunity to buy extra perks such as extra annual leave, critical illness cover, dental insurance, discounted gym membership, wellbeing services and more.
  • About us

    Part of international human services provider, APM Group, Ingeus is all about people and our mission is to enable better lives. We specialise in creating and delivering employment, health, justice, and youth services. Every day our teams across the UK help people improve their employment, skills, and wellbeing. We’re purpose-led, passionate and proud to work with our colleagues, customers and communities to drive social change.

    At Ingeus, we value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from everyone, including those that are underrepresented in our workforce. We promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment, including a positive working environment. We are a Disability Confident Leader, a Mindful Employer, a Stonewall Champion, and we’re committed to the Armed Forces Covenant.

    Please be aware that once we have received a certain level of applications this advert will be closed, so ensure to apply early! 

    Please email us at  restart.recruitment@ingeus.co.uk if you have any queries relating to your application.

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