Snainton: Employability Adviser (50+), Carers Plus Yorkshire

Carers Plus Yorkshire is a well-established charity of over 29 years, providing information, advice and support to unpaid family Carers and the wider community across multiple districts of North Yorkshire including Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Hambleton and Richmondshire.

We are seeking an experienced:

Employability Adviser (50+)
Lifetime Learning (50 not out) project
This project is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

30 or 35 hours per week, salary £25,531 (fte)
Based from Snainton office

Fixed term one year – April 24 to March 25 (in the first instance)

You will work alongside and be an integral member of both the Adult Carer and Community teams. This is a new project funded by UKSPF, to support 40 unpaid carers and those accessing our community offer age between 50-64yrs. You will be a good communicator, will possess an empathetic nature and be dynamic in your approach.

The aim of the project will be to support those 50+ who want to upskill to gain qualifications/ employment but are not sure how to start. Help them socially connect with others in the same situation through group support, raise confidence and aspirations to help gain new skills and interests. You will bring small groups together to bring a fun element in to learning with the goal to improve outcomes of those we support. The project includes raising awareness with employers, supporting those who gain employment/self-employment to say employed and map affordable training opportunities locally and nationally.

If this sounds like the role for you, we offer in return an attractive annual leave package of 25 days plus bank holidays (with service length increases up to 30 days plus bank holidays). We also offer a healthcare cover plan for free dental and optical care plus a range of other benefits. Own transport essential due to rural location.

Closing date for applications: noon on Friday 23 February
Interviews will take place on: Friday 1 March in Snainton Office

For an application pack either:

Download from Website , request by email recruitment@carersplus.net or phone:  01723 850155.
Alternatively, please send a current CV with covering letter to:
recruitment@carersplus.net