Employment Liaison Worker (Wigan Council)

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


You will work in partnership with local employers and businesses to support individuals with a disability to sustain long-term employment. You will advocate for inclusive workplaces, providing information and guidance to managers. You will manage a high caseload, conducting regular review and monitoring meetings with employers and employees. You will play an integral part in breaking down barriers, provide creative solutions and change perceptions to highlight the benefits of having a diverse workforce and retaining staff.

 

About you

Are you passionate about supporting others? Can you bring the best out of people? Are you creative and innovative? You will need to be hardworking, flexible, and committed to supporting local employers and individuals with a disability that have been successful in gaining paid employment. 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 individuals and 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-61868/

Closing date: 29 May 2022

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