Skills and Employment Support Officer
£26,485 PA + 6% Pension Contribution
Full Time (Part-time/job share possible)
Based in Cardiff
Funded until 31st October 2022
Gypsies & Travellers Wales supports and enables Gypsies and Travellers to achieve a high and sustainable quality of life through improving access to suitable accommodation, public services, education and employment skills.
We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated and committed individual to join our team. You will support Gypsies and Travellers to fulfil their education, training and employment goals.
You will support and hold a caseload of up to 20 clients, as well as delivering professional training sessions to other organisations. A key element of your role will be around developing client’s basic and digital skills to enable them to engage with key services. For this, you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge across that particular area, to ensure our clients and the services are up to date on any new trends, changes or opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have some understanding of the issues faced by Gypsies and Travellers when looking for employment, education and training. You will have also have experience of providing support, guidance and advice to socially excluded groups and in planning, facilitating and delivering group work sessions. The ability to apply various approaches including coaching and motivational interview techniques; to inspire and empower our clients is also required.
Closing Date: 20 November 2019
Interviews: 26 November 2019
How to Apply
For further information, application form and a job description and person specification please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 02920 214411 or download an application pack
CVs alone will not be accepted, please complete the application form.