Reports to: Team Leader
Location: Across North Lanarkshire
Working Pattern: Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm
Duration: Fixed term to 31st March 2022 (may be an opportunity to extend)
At Routes to Work, we believe in the power of people and the transformative effect we have.
We are seeking motivated, energetic, and committed individuals to join our team to support the economic recovery within North Lanarkshire through assisting unemployed residents into sustainable employment
Routes to Work Limited (RTW) is a registered Charity and a strategic partner within North Lanarkshire’s Working, the North Lanarkshire Partnership’s Employability Service. At RTW, we deliver employment support services and skills development to economically disadvantaged residents of North Lanarkshire who require our support to access and sustain work and make improvements in their lives.
We have been successful in securing funding to deliver a range of services for young people under the Scottish Youth Guarantee and are delighted to be helping this disproportionately affected group as part of the economic recovery. We are looking for team members to help us deliver on the Scottish Youth Guarantee services to ensure that North Lanarkshire and its’ residents are able to avail themselves of the labour market opportunities that will occur once the economic recovery starts.
Candidates must have a drive and passion to improve the lives of North Lanarkshire residents. You must demonstrate that you can be resourceful; resilient; self-motivated and are completely client-centric.
About the job
You will deliver a progressive employability service designed to support customers with multiple barriers. You will work as part of a multi-functional team ensuring participants are supported on their journey towards and into the labour market and are appropriately connected to the internal and external service offering to facilitate such. You will manage a caseload of clients through the programme, ensuring accurate assessment, action planning, case management, supportive referrals, ongoing progression and into sustainable work.
You will be a target-driven individual who possess excellent influencing skills and can prove creativity in assisting unemployed people into sustainable employment.
You will support each client to make best use of the tailored provision outlined in their individual action plan, provide advocacy and signposting on their behalf and be the coordinating factor throughout their journey into employment. It is also the role of the Case Worker to motivate and positively challenge clients to move them forward in their journey.
The post being recruited for is to support the following programmes.
The Scottish Young Person’s Guarantee is aligned to the principles of No-One Left Behind, by providing flexible, user-based employability support and training to young people aged 16-24 years. The YPG is intended to provide young people, aged 16-24 years, with an opportunity, based on their own personal circumstances and ambitions, of: going to university or college; joining an apprenticeship programme; undertaking training; accessing fair employment including work experience; or participating in a formal volunteering programme.
All posts are subject to membership of the PVG scheme.
To apply you must download the relevant information by clicking on the link below
Contained within the link will be information offering further guidance to apply and the following documents;
Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 5th May 2021 at noon.
Routes to Work Ltd is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunities, please contact us if you require any adaptions for the recruitment process.