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Employability Adviser

The ERC Leighton College is a specialist, further education facility providing person-centred programmes to young people with learning disabilities. Our aim as an organisation is to provide ground breaking education programmes which help young disabled people develop skills in order to build confidence, develop employment skills, encourage independence within the local community and to release their potential.

  • Working Hours: 28 hours per week (Monday – Thursday, term-time only)

  • Salary: NJC scp 26 -28 (£26,605 – £28,156 pro rata)

  • Location: Camden

  • Responsible to: Education Project Co-ordinator

  • Closing date: 5pm on Monday 31st July 2017

  • Interviews: To be held w/c 31st July 2017

  • Starting: September 2017

Job Purpose

Elfrida Rathbone Camden are seeking to appoint an Employability Adviser to work with learners attending our OFSTED registered Leighton College for young people with a learning disability aged 16–25 years old. The aim of this role is to enhance student employability and to work in close collaboration with ERC staff and employers to facilitate learner progression. The post holder will also lead on specific Careers and Employability projects which support student progression.

The key aim of the role is to equip people with a learning disability with the skills and confidence to move towards employment. This will include running group and individual sessions on personal finance and money skills, introduction to work, different types of employment and working with employers/work placement providers to develop appropriate job roles and placements for students.

To apply:

For more information about this role and to apply please download the full Job Description and Person Specification below.

Elfrida Rathbone Camden Services Brochure

Download Link Job Description and Person Specification

Download Link to Application Form

Download Link to Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and return to by the deadline of 5pm on Monday 31st July.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 31st July 2017.

If you have any questions about the role you can ring Sousan Luqman on 020 7424 1617 / 07887 542 403.

Elfrida Rathbone Camden is committed to the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All ERC posts are subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.  ERC welcomes applications from people who consider themselves to be from disadvantaged groups.

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Elfrida Rathbone Camden is a London Living Wage Employer.