Role – Employability Broker
Salary info: plus generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme and group health cover.
Status: 35 Hours per week – Flexible hours
Closing: 12 Noon on the 24th February 2023
Location: Based within Methil however duties you will cover the entire Fife area
The post will be based at Levenmouth Community Enterprise Centre, is responsible for the delivery of activities related to the operation of Brag’s delivery on behalf of the No-One Left Behind Project.
The company specialises in the delivery of learning activities to service users who have been out of work for a period and may have barriers, either perceived or actual, to securing and sustaining paid work. All work undertaken is alongside the service users’ ambition and there is an agreed action plan to facilitate the journey required uniquely for each individual.
We are looking for someone who can demonstrate excellent organisational skills, communicate effectively at all levels, is a team player and can ‘think out of the box’ in relation to activities and engagement opportunities. With experience of working with Brag’s target client groups, you must also demonstrate a commitment to quality and service delivery.
The post holder will report to the Operations Manager and will be expected to liaise with the NOLB keyworkers around client needs/client feedback, in relation to tackling the most pressing personal and social issues for clients. This is with the aim of reducing social anxieties, building confidence, tackling loneliness, skills development and more importantly supporting clients on their personal journey. We have offices based in Crosshill and Methil and you will be expected to engage with the teams across both sites.
The main tasks and responsibilities are:
To proactively engage with local employers to source relevant employment opportunities for our service users. To manage a pipeline of employers and vacancies whilst providing direct access to interviews. To provide support to employers to effectively manage their recruitment process to hire the right staff for good roles. To directly market our service users to employers where appropriate and to open ‘hidden job opportunities’ alongside securing exclusive vacancies where possible. To create good working relationships with employers and recruitment agencies to support the needs of the project and the service users. To work simultaneously on new business generation alongside managing a pipeline. Provide mock interviews and interview preparation training to our service users. Ensure record keeping is accurate and up to date. Provide guidance and support to participants as required. Explore possible routes of progression and appropriate career direction. Liaise with other staff members to ensure effective planning and delivery of all stages of the programme. To inform staff and service users of current and upcoming labour market trends to provide opportunity to match provision.
Attend meetings and conferences as deemed appropriate by the Operations Manager or which are directly related to the activities of programmes highlighted in the scope. Attend training that has been agreed, primarily, through a Personal Development Planning process. Undertake any other duties as requested by the Delivery Manager that are in the “spirit” of the posts intent.
All such services will be implemented to Quality Standards, with fair and equal opportunity for all concerned and will be carried out in a healthy and safe environment and in a positive manner suitable to all learners needs.
This post works 100% as part of the No-One Left Behind Project and is funded through the Opportunities Fife Partnership. This project is anticipated to run for 3 years, based on performance and funding.
Brag Enterprises is Fife based charity that supporting people, who in the main, are residing in disadvantaged areas of Fife to gain the training and employability skills to enable them to move into sustainable employment. We also work closely with communities to improve their economic resilience.
Job description and application pack below