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  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 08 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Employment Mentor

Employment Mentor

Pembrokeshire County Council
Job Description

This position is offered as a fixed-term contract, comprising 37 hours per week, with an end date of December 31, 2024.

Are you motivated by seeing people achieve their full potential? Our UK Government funded employability projects offer training, work experience and paid work experience opportunities to people who want to work but face complex barriers to employment.

The Employment Mentor role works directly with participants to support their development and progression into employment and provides support to help them remain and develop in the workplace where needed. They offer one-to-one mentoring, support with job-seeking and interview skills, the chance to gain new qualifications and provide in work support or job coaching to help them learn a new role and gain confidence. If you have experience of supporting people with barriers to working such as disabilities, learning disabilities and or autism and/or have experience working with businesses or in a training role this could be an opportunity for you.

We are particularly interested in people with experience of supporting people to seek work or in creating supported employment opportunities. You will need to have excellent communication and negotiation skills and a positive attitude towards progression and removal of barriers to work. Believing in what people can do and supporting them to achieve this.

Employment Checks

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

Where it is appropriate for your role and responsibility, the personal information we have collected from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found by visiting https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

Applicants should ensure they have the right to work in the UK before applying for a vacancy.

Safeguarding

Safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk is a high priority for Pembrokeshire County Council. We aim to support vulnerable children and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We are committed to ensuring their safety and will take action to safeguard their well-being. The Council's Corporate Safeguarding Policy provides a framework for every member of staff and Service within the Council, setting out responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk as well as the methods by which the Council will be assured that it is fulfilling its duties.

This policy applies to all Council employees and workforce, councillors, volunteers and also service providers that are commissioned by the Council. Safeguarding is everyone's business whether they work for, or on behalf of, the Council.

Support & Additional Info
  • Please contact the Recruitment Team as early as possible if you're unable to apply online or require support by emailing recruit@pembrokeshire.gov.uk .
  • Local Government Employees on National Joint Council (NJC) terms are subject to national pay bargaining; all salaries currently stated in our adverts are as 01/04/2023.
  • Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; therefore prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the person specification and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Welsh language skills are desirable. Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.