Employment Advisors (The Camden Society)

Salary: £23,000 per annum pro rata
Post 1: Full-time (39 hours per week)
Post 2: Part time (31 hours per week)
Location: Royal Borough of Greenwich 

 

Unity Works – Creating Opportunities, Showcasing Talent 

Unity Works is a specialist not-for-profit service dedicated to supporting people with a learning disability and or autism to gain skills, achieve qualifications and secure jobs, so they can reach their full potential. 

We work with employers and run successful social enterprises, creating opportunities for people with a learning disability to showcase their talent. 

 

About The Role 

We are seeking 2 employment advisors to work as part of a team within Unity Works Employment Service, to manage a caseload of clients with autism and support them into work experience and employment. Duties include completing detailed vocational profiles with people to match them to suitable employers. 

The service is based in Greenwich based within Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLaB) and is run in partnership with the local authority, Volunteer Centre Greenwich and other local partners. 

 

About You 

Ideal candidates will have: 

  • Experience of supporting people with a learning disability and autism into employment 
  • Proven experience and an understanding of supported employment delivery. 
  • Ability to be creative and generate opportunities that match people’s aspirations and goals. 
  • Ability to work with a wide range of partners including families/carers, other providers, care managers and employers. 

In return we offer a range of attractive staff benefits and great development opportunities. 

Closing date: 16th April 2019

Completed applications should be returned via e-mail to recruitment@thecamdensociety.co.uk or via post to The Camden Society, 60 Holmes Road, London, NW5 3AQ.

The Camden Society is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome and support applicants with disabilities.