Refugee Employment Advisor - Gateshead

Closing Date:

Salary:          £25,481 p.a.

Location:      This role is based at Gateshead Council. Some travel within the UK will be required

Contract:      Full time, fixed term contract (to December 2023) 

To apply: Submit your CV, a completed Recruitment Monitoring Form, Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and a Covering Letter answering the questions listed at the end of the Recruitment Pack. 

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Recruitment Pack: Refugee Employment Advisor - Gateshead

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

We have an exciting opportunity for an Employment Advisor to join our Specialist Training and Employment Programme (STEP). STEP supports refugees to develop the skills and identify the opportunities they need to secure sustainable employment.

The Employment Advisor will be seconded to work at Gateshead Council for the fixed term contract to deliver the STEP service as part of the North East Refugee Integration Support and Employment (NE RISE) project. The primary purpose of this role is to provide an exemplary level of support to STEP clients in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear.

The Employment Advisor is responsible for working directly with Refugee clients. The post holder will prepare Refugees for competitive employment and help them to achieve their chosen training and employment objectives. The post holder will work to a variety of performance targets based on the progression outcomes of clients such as successful completion of training courses, voluntary and work placements and achieving and sustaining paid employment.

For more information, or an informal discussion about the role, please email 

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