• Location: Cardiff, Cardiff, CF11 8TT
  • Subject: Employability Advisor
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £24,500 - £24,500
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 14 April, 2023 11:44 AM

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Employability Advisor - Cardiff

Employability Advisor - Cardiff

Itec Training Solutions Limited
Looking to join an Employee-Owned Company?
Apply today to join our employee ownership team and be part of shaping the future and people lives. Itec was founded 40 years ago, and we are one of the most vocationally diverse employee-owned independent training providers. Delivering Apprenticeships, Jobs Growth Wales +, Restart and Commercial contracts we provide qualifications, education and employability skills supporting the social and economic potential of the people and communities in which we work.

Employability Advisor

As an employment advisor you will be working directly with a caseload of individuals to help them overcome barriers to employment, providing support to help people change their lives.

Are you customer focussed looking for your next career move? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced, target driven environment?

If so, Itec Training Solutions have the ideal opportunity for you! We are looking to recruit a strong team player, who is hardworking and motivated, to join our team as an Employability Advisor, to provide positive end to end tailored support to participants on the Restart Scheme.

If you have experience in working in this sector and/ or a different sector and / or have a commitment to a customer focussed approach / customer service background or previous experience of delivering services to meet contractual targets, we would like to hear from you.

We will be offering a range of professional develop opportunities such as full company induction, legislative training packages, Institute Employability Professionals, (IEP) Level 2 sector qualification, a full 2-week Restart induction training package and on-going coaching / mentoring while on the job.

Salary Banding: £24,500
Location: Cardiff
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: 35 Hours a week, Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

What are the core responsibilities of this role?

• Responsible for achieving contractual targets for attendance, sustained job outcome, compliance, and participant satisfaction.
• Accountable for participant Induction including, meeting, and greeting all participants, completing and checking all relevant documentation, delivering the structured induction session and making sure all participants have a clear understanding of provision.
• Responsible for owning the participants Action Plan working in partnership with colleagues to discuss & digitally document the participant’s progression e.g., working with the Employability Trainer to review their latest employability skills progress.
• Working with participants to develop an effective personalised programme of interventions.
• Delivering employability support, including job search guidance, soft skills development, motivational discussions, and other appropriate support.
• liaising with the Employer Engagement team to source sustainable employment and placement opportunities for participants. Supporting a seamless transition to placement or directly to sustainable employment.

What skills and experience are we looking for from potential applicants?


• Proven experience of working within a targeted / performance driven environment
• Motivational and inspirational attitude with a passion to inspire people.
• Professional and articulate with effective communication skills.
• Full driving license with use of vehicle

• Ability to speak Welsh.
• Experience of working with unemployed adults
This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

Why work for us?
Itec is one of the largest and most vocationally diverse work-based learning providers, every day we transform people’s lives, and we believe that all employees play a vital part in enabling us to achieve our vision. We are.

• Leading provider of work-based learning programmes for 40 years.
• Employee-Owned organisation
• Investors in People Gold
• Disability Confident Leader
• Living Wage Employer

Our Benefits
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Being an employee owner as part of the EOT
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and christmas shutdown.
• Annual bonus (subject to qualifying criteria)
• Life Assurance
• Personal development and career opportunities
• Employee Mental Health first aiders
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Medicash – Healthcare scheme
• Length of Service Payment Scheme
• Employee of Month Awards.
• Discounts on Gym Membership and fitness products discounts
• Travel expenses and business mileage
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Social & Charity Events
• Refer a Friend Payment Scheme
• NUS/ Totum discount card

Itec operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions, or trade union membership.
Itec reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.