Senior Equalities Officer
Newport City Council
Newport, GB
5d ago

Communities 4 Work Plus Employment Placement Officer

Job information

Post No. POSN001445 - Communities 4 Work Plus Employment Placement Officer

Fixed term until 31st March 2023*

Communities for Work Plus Young Persons Guarantee (CfW+ YPG), is a Welsh Government programme tackling poverty through sustainable employment providing intensive employment mentoring and support services for people aged 16 to 24 years.

The aim of improving motivation and confidence for individuals to consider long term employment opportunities.

Job Purpose

The Employment Placement Officer will be expected to develop effective and sustained working relationships with micro businesses, sole traders and other employers to secure appropriate work based training and employability opportunities for participants.

You will identify employment opportunities for participants whilst actively promoting the services of the programme to a wide range of stakeholders.

You will have responsibility for liaising with employers to source vacancies and opportunities as well as provide in-work support for participants.

Have responsibility for identifying and establishing contacts with local employers through innovative outreach and marketing activities to promote the programme, its services and the benefits of recruiting its participants.

Work collaboratively with other employer liaison functions both internally and externally to ensure a co-ordinated and strategic approach to developing and maintaining successful employer relations and opportunities for participants

You will provide a flexible, high quality service, working in partnership with Communities for Work, and will be expected to work as part of an integrated team.

For further information please contact Jamie Witt Jamie.witt newport.gov.uk

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city.

Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

Our values Courageous, Positive and Responsible

Ein gwerthoedd Dewr, Cadarnhaol, Cyfrifol

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