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Customer and Community Engagement Officer – Employment (Fixed Term Contract)

Vacancy Summary
Estuary Housing
£27,328.68 per annum plus essential car allowance
Centre Place - Southend-on-Sea
Working Pattern:
Full Time
35 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
14/10/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

We are looking for an exceptional Customer & Community Engagement Employment Officer to lead on developing our employment offer to residents. You will be a key member of our team responsible for delivering high quality advice and guidance that helps residents to ultimately gain employment.  This is a fixed term contract until March 2020.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to build and maintain trust with all residents including hard to reach groups “locked out” of the labor market. You must be organised and methodical and have managed a complex case load.

Each resident has an individual action plans, so you need to be confident at setting achievable goals to support them into employment and/or training.

The role also requires you to develop and maintain partnerships across several sectors to create employment or work experience opportunities.

The successful candidate will be managing various employment projects and have experience in managing digital inclusion programmes and getting individuals online.

If you have the experience to deliver targets and get residents on the pathway to employment, then you are the person we are looking for.

This role requires a full UK driving licence and access to a car as travel throughout the region is required.

Safeguarding & Recruitment                                      

Estuary is committed to safeguarding and practices safer recruitment standards and expects all staff to share the commitment to safeguarding children and people with care and support needs. The successful applicants will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.  This post is also subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check – this is due to the workplace having shared access with our Family Centre & Nursery.

Equality & Diversity

At Estuary Housing Association we value inclusiveness and we are committed to embedding equality and diversity at the heart of our work. We aim to be an inclusive organisation, where individual differences are respected, where staff, people who use services, as well as their families and carers, are treated with dignity and on the basis of their merits, abilities and needs, and where everyone has a fair opportunity to fulfil their potential without suffering discrimination or disadvantage.

Closing date for applications is 12pm Monday 14th October 2019.

How to apply
Please apply for this role using the online application form. You will find the form attached as a link to this job advertisement. If you take the option to register with us you can save your details and do not have to complete the form in one sitting. If you are unable to use the online process please contact 01702 463268 (24 hour answer service), quoting the reference and closing date and we will send you an application pack.