Posted by: southadmin | 26/07/2012

Gleadless Valley Community Forum – Job Advert

Exciting New Job Vacancy!


Post Title: Employment Support Officer

Salary: £17000pa

Hours of Work: Full time (35hrs per week)

Length of contract: To end March 2013 (fixed term contract)


Purpose of the Role:

The Employment Support Officer will be responsible for engaging and working with local unemployed people.  The post holder will provide support creative learning opportunities through locally established Job Clubs to enable clients to learn how to use computers, access the internet and build employment skills. The role will also provide advice and support around issues and barriers to employment, while adopting motivational and other techniques to get unemployed clients into work. The successful applicant will develop appropriate networks and

work closely with other agencies to facilitate the transition to employment and with employers to identify employment opportunities. Once clients are in work the post holder will provide ongoing support to both the employee and employer.  This is an exciting opportunity within a busy organisation based at 187 Blackstock Road in the heart of GleadlessValley. The duties of the post will be delivered through four weekly job clubs at various locations in South

Sheffield. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed self starter who enjoys working with and supporting people. If this sounds like you, then we would like to hear from you.


We are looking for an immediate start, if possible.


To apply, please send a full CV with covering letter outlining why you consider yourself suitable for the post with particular reference to the details on the Person Specification.

For more information, JD and Person Specification


Tel: 0114 265 7093

Address: Valley Online Centre, 187 Blackstock Road, SheffieldS14 1FX

Deadline for applications – 12noon on 8th August

Interviews – 14th August



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