Employer Relationship Worker (Wigan Council)

Salary: From £11,742
Post: Permanent, part-time (18.5 hours/week)
Location: Wigan

You will work in partnership with local employers and businesses to build up their knowledge and awareness of inclusive practice by advocating for inclusive workplaces, providing information and guidance to managers, delivering awareness training, and conducting accessibility audits. You will play an integral part in breaking down barriers, provide creative solutions and change perceptions to highlight the benefits of employing individuals with a disability. You will need to understand individual business needs, tailor support packages accordingly, and source suitable local vacancies for specific individuals.


About you

Are you passionate about inclusive employment? Are you enthusiastic and confident? You will need to be hardworking, flexible, and committed to supporting employers to sign up to our inclusive employer offer. You will have a good understanding of the local employment market and reasonable adjustments, be proactive in networking locally, and be confident to source suitable vacancies. We are looking for individuals that want to make a difference to local people and local employers. You will require the ability to build and maintain strong and trusted relationships with employers, pursuing a positive outcome for all. 


About us

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Supporting Skills and Futures Team to support people with a disability to reach their aspirations. We are a busy, forward thinking, and friendly team, working across the Wigan Borough to promote inclusion, positivity, and opportunity for all. We support people to unlock their hidden talents, harness their potential, and become socially and economically active. Our vision is focussed on creating an inclusive and accessible Borough for all.


To apply

To apply, please visit https://www.greater.jobs/search-and-apply/job-details/WG-61922/

Closing date: 29 May 2022

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Rachael Dashouri-Darling 07738 024048 or Charlotte Fairclough 07917 052685