An opportunity has arisen for an Employment and Development Support Officer required initially until 31st December 2019 with the expectation of a longer term contract until 31st March 2021 once match funding has been confirmed by DWP.
The Durham Advance project is an EU funded programme to help support unemployed and inactive residents with health conditions, with an additional focus on unemployed and inactive residents aged 50+ who have health conditions and/or other barriers preventing them from entering the labour market. Each area team will have dedicated Employment & Development Support Officers to support the delivery of this programme and the Council’s local employability initiatives. The post holder will be a dedicated officer who will play a key role in the efficient and effective delivery of the Durham Advance programme.
Candidates should be qualified to level 4 or above in a relevant discipline such as counselling, health related and/or be able to demonstrate extensive relevant experience in the careers or employability sector together with the ability to demonstrate experience of supporting clients in 1:1 or group environments.
Interviews are scheduled to be held on Friday 28th June 2019.
For further information regarding the post, please contact John Tindale, Employability Manager on 03000 262012 or via email at [email protected]
Permanent Durham County Council employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their line manager/senior manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.
As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required
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In line with the County Council’s Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 268153/264223/264469 or email [email protected]
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