community employment mentor in tonypandy

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£ 13.19 per hour
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tonypandy, wales
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secretarial & admin
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working hours
£ 13.19 per hour
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job description

Are you a meticulous and experienced Community Employment Mentor with excellent attention to detail? Keen to work in the public sector/local government? We have an exciting opportunity to work within a busy department of a client based in Barry. Offering full time hours this is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their next career move. If you are happy to take on a temporary contract, are immediately available for work and are able to demonstrate the below skill set, don't hesitate; apply today!


To manage the recruitment, retention, training and development of participants, building positive relationships and developing effective processes to identify and overcome barriers as a pathway to employment as set out in the relevant guidance.

To have individual responsibility for mentoring a caseload of participants, using a positive, enabling and collaborative approach.

To use a variety of techniques, including effective diagnosis, individual coaching and personal support to maximise the number of Programme participants securing and sustaining employment.

To work with key stakeholders, service delivery partners, statutory and non-statutory organisations in order to promote the support available through the programme and generate referrals.

To work closely with stakeholders such as Families First, Flying Start and Supporting People in order to provide an effective referral pathway and support for participants in order to provide a continuum of support and progression route towards employment.

To provide a flexible service, developing comprehensive support plans with participants, undertaking further assessments and regular reviews as appropriate in collaboration with additional early intervention programmes to maximise collective support available for participants in addressing wider barriers to employment.

To create timely support and interventions for participants moving between the closely aligned Welsh Government Anti-Poverty Programmes in order to identify the most appropriate service enabling the participant to make positive steps towards employment.

To work closely with the Employer Liaison Work placement Officer to ensure they are able to keep participants in sustained employment providing help and advice as required by the employer.

To provide information, advice and guidance regarding the support available from the Programme to key stakeholders and participants.

To be involved in the Triage process, taking and making referrals and completing initial assessments.


You must have an understanding of the support needs of long term unemployed, economically inactive people, young people, families and single customers.

You must have experience of engaging hard to reach individuals and groups with multiple challenging needs and who are experiencing poverty and barriers to employment.

You must have experience of inter-agency networking

You must have experience of developing and delivering engagement programmes and projects, including employability skills training programmes and confidence building.

You must have experience of using databases and monitoring and recording procedures

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.