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Employability Officer

Grade 7 (£30,984 - £34,373 per annum) - 37 Hours Per Week.
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Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council are recruiting an Employability Officer to work within the Regeneration and Community Services Directorate.  You will be responsible for delivering a coordinated, multi partner approach to the employability agenda, aligned to existing and emerging needs of businesses and individuals, and undertaking line management duties within the Connected Communities team.

The successful candidate will coordinate multi agency working in accordance with the employability and associated tackling poverty agenda, undertake regular reviews of employment related provision and associated mapping, utilise evidence and intelligence gathered, to support the development of employment and associated tackling poverty initiatives and keep up to date with relevant legislation whilst complying with the authority’s Health, Safety & Welfare at Work policy.

Essential qualifications and experience include:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in regeneration or relatable field
  • Substantial experience of multi-agency working
  • Coordinating multi-disciplinary partnerships
  • Knowledge of employment related training and skills opportunities
  • Awareness and understanding of national and regional policy/priorities relating to employability, tackling poverty, resilient communities

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date:          Thursday 2nd June 2022 - 12:00am, midnight

Interview Date:       Wednesday 15th June 2022

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