Employment Advisor (Realise Futures)

Salary: £22,950 pro rata (rising to £24,300 following completion of 6 month probation period) 
Post: Fixed-term until March 2020, 22.5-37 hours per week
Location: Basildon

Do you want to make a difference? Could this be your next career move? Experience not essential. Apply now! 

We are Realise Futures CIC - a company operating across Suffolk and Essex combining commercial trade of products and services alongside work placements, employment and training opportunities. The primary aim of the business is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are disadvantaged and/or disabled. The company is organised in three divisions, Learning and Development, Employment and RF Works (six distinct Social Businesses). Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential. 

We are recruiting for an Employment Advisor based in Basildon within our Essex Supported Employment Services. We support adults with disabilities into employment across Essex.

To us your attitude and personality matter as we are looking for initiative, creativity, energy and determination. Your job will be to support customers to gain and sustain paid employment. You will be responsible for providing support with job searching, mentoring, advice and guidance to customers and employers. 

Access to a vehicle is essential. 

Closing date: 16th September 2019.
Interviews to be held: 24th September 2019 - please ensure you are available on this date prior to applying for this role. 


To apply

Please note we only accept completed Realise Futures application forms, available upon request. No applications can be made through the Working for Essex (WfE) website. For an application pack please contact Samantha Austin: samantha.austin@realisefutures.org

Realise Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are a disability confident employer. This post will be subject to a DBS check.