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Employment Advisor

  • Full time
  • £24,347
  • Cambuslang
  • Closing 29th August 2019

  • Advertised from 15th August 2019
  • Plus benefits package including 8% non-contributory pension. Salary negotiable dependent on experience.



Are you looking for an organisation where you can make a difference? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic about supporting people to change their life circumstances? Read on.

Routes to Work South is committed to working with partners to deliver a wide range of client-centred services to people most in need. An award-winning company, we are dedicated to reducing poverty and play a central role in the delivery of South Lanarkshire Council's employability and training services.

The company has a well-established office and partner network throughout South Lanarkshire and a strong track record in the delivery of national contracts. Currently this includes the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Service and Skills Development Scotland’s Employability Fund.

As a National Training Award winner, we believe in and invest significantly in the development of our staff. We offer a range of benefits and are happy to talk flexible working. The company has been delivering services successfully for over 20 years and recently won the Scottish Top Employers Award for Working Families.

As a Routes to Work South employee you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including Group Life Insurance, BUPA Health Insurance, people friendly working hours and group pension scheme membership.

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Employment Advisor to join our Team who can:

  • Achieve targets and KPI's to support clients to progress and sustain employment;
  • Promote and encourage key client groups to engage in RTWS services
  • Actively manage a caseload of clients with a range of barriers who are at different stages of their employability journey, provide support and access to health and well-being interventions, training opportunities, match them to suitable vacancies and progress them into sustainable employment;
  • Proactively work with clients and employers to increase the range and number of job opportunities available for clients;
  • Deliver a range of 1-2-1 and group support sessions tailored to meet customer needs.

Excellent interpersonal skills together with the ability to work imaginatively and flexibly to deliver results are essential for this role as is your ability to meet deadlines and ensure financial compliance.

Application notes

*** Previous applicants need not apply***

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 29th August 2019, interviews will be held w/c 2nd September 2019.

Please upload your CV with a covering letter (applications without covering letter will not be considered) telling us why you would be the right person for the job, giving details of 2 referees (who will not be contacted prior to employment offer) using the link provided below:

Routes to Work South, 1-15 Main Street, Cambuslang G72 7EX, Email:

Should you require further information about the role or have any other questions please contact Nicola McNaughtan on 0141 646 0500.