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Specialist Employment Support Officer - IFA vacancy

Title:                           Specialist Employment Support Officer

Hours:                        37 Hours per week

 Salary:                        £19,647.00 to £21,615 (FTE) per annum – depending on skills and experience

 Responsible to:         Employment and Skills Manager or as advised

 Closing date:             Friday 29th October 2021 at 12pm

We are looking for a full time enthusiastic hard working and highly motivated Specialist Employment Support Officer (SESO) to join our team. The individual must have lived experience or expert knowledge of disability and a real insight into the issues disabled people face in finding and securing employment.

Key responsibility and tasks:

  • Supporting participants to develop CVs, job applications, job searches, interview skills; aiming to support individuals to move into paid employment.
  •  This role provides an opportunity to actively influence and support employers in the local community to change their attitudes towards employing disabled people or those with a health condition, and work with them to build a better understanding of disability and being Disability Confident.
  • The SESO will need excellent communication, organisational and leadership skills and be able to manage a range of tasks in outreach locations within Solihull and in the local community. Ideal for all is user led and a disability confident employer therefore strongly welcome applications from people with disability.

If you are interested in applying for the post please send your CV along with a Covering Letter outlining your suitability for the role to: recruitment@idealforall.co.uk

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview.