Employability Officer - 12 month contract

Recruitment Sales

Ref: 207Monday 24 June 2019

£20,000 - £23,000

This vacancy is now closed

Amour Recruitment are working with a leading training provider in Wales.  We have an opportunity for an Employability Officer to join their team covering the Cardiff and Newport areas on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Salary up to £22000


  • Accountable for sourcing sustainable employment opportunities for our participants across all our programmes, ensuring the best possible outcomes.
  • Securing quality work placements for participants across our programmes, ensuring meaningful workplace skills and confidence building.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with employers
  • To be responsible for arranging and completing employer health and safety vetting activities in a range of sectors and workplace settings in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Accountable for ensuring that the workplace appraisals comply with all relevant legislation and standards and that appropriate risk assessments are carried out for specific participant requirements.
  • Accountable for collection of job start evidence in line with contract requirements
  • To participate in marketing and sales events as required.
  • Maintain a good understanding of the local and regional labour market and employer needs in order to inform operational delivery and support targeting of sectors, employers and participants
  • Play an active role in matching individual participants to the right job opportunities / work placements.
  • Supporting in-work support to ensure continuity of contact for the individual, supporting participants overcome any barriers to sustaining employment.
  • Completion of administrative tasks as required in an accurate, compliant, timely and efficient manner
  • To comply with monthly contractual procedures, requirements and compliance standards
  • To carry out such other appropriate duties commensurate with your skills, knowledge and experience


  • Experience of working with unemployed adults and young people
  • Experience in sourcing sustained work job opportunities / work placements and establishing new business
  • Customer Service experience in building and maintaining relationships with employers
  • Full Driving Licence and use of own vehicle

Apply immediately for consideration