Employment Support Specialists - East Surrey (Surrey Choices)

Salary: £22,410 to £23,790 per annum
Hours: 2 posts. Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Location: East Surrey, may be required to travel across the county (option of homeworking)

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life? 

Do you have the passion and drive to support vulnerable people to reach their employment aspirations?

At Surrey Choices, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do, inspiring and challenging them to learn, enjoy and achieve their goals. Our mission is to deliver innovative, sustainable services that enable choice and positive outcomes for the people we support. These services are provided by skilled, engaged and inspired colleagues.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team at Surrey Choices. Using a person-centred approach, you will be supporting people within their community in line with their interests and aspirations, helping people to lead more active, independent and healthy lives. 

As an Employment Support Specialist, you will be required to guide and support customers with their employment aspirations and encouraging access to paid employment, volunteering, and other opportunities in their communities independently. You will support customers with CV writing, interview preparation, job coaching and travel training.

What we would like from you:

  • A kind and caring approach to supporting people
  • A willingness to learn
  • A passion for creating diverse communities
  • An ability to communicate well with others
  • An ability to build and maintain relationships
  • A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle

What we can offer you:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Access to a generous pension scheme
  • Automatic entry into Perkbox benefit scheme
  • Ongoing supervision, training, and career development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • £300 ‘Refer a Friend’ Scheme
  • 45p mileage allowance
  • Employee Recognition Award Scheme


To apply

To apply, please visit https://surrey-choices.breezy.hr/p/7bdf5906a90501-employment-support-specialist?state=published

For an informal conversation and to find out more about this rewarding role, please contact Eric Tomalin on 07713479453.

Please copy and paste the following link: https://www.surreychoices.com/employment-support-specialist/ into your web browser to view the full job description.

Closing date: 7 October 2021


Surrey Choices Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

In line with the Surrey Choices Covid-19 Vaccination Policy, to be eligible for this role, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

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