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Specialist Employment Support Officer (Solihull)

Title: Specialist Employment Support Officer

Hours: 37 Hours per week 

Salary: £21,572 to £24,365 (FTE) per annum – depending on skills and experience

Responsible to: Employment and Skills Manager or as advised

We are looking for a full time enthusiastic hard working and highly motivated Specialist Employment Support Officer (SESO) to join our team based in Solihull. 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.

Please apply by sending your CV with covering letter to recruitment@idealforall.co.uk, or call 0121 558 5555 option 4 for more information. 

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. You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time once we have received sufficient applications.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. This information is available on request and can be provided in accessible formats.