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Job Vacancy - Employment Personal Advisor (Redbridge Carers)

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Job title: Employment Personal Advisor
Location: Redbridge Carers Support Service
Responsible to: Project Manager
Salary: £20,600.00 (pro rata)
Contract: Fixed term up to 1year Maternity Cover
Hours: 28 hours per week
Annual leave: 25 days (pro rata)
Pension: 3%

Redbridge Carers Support Service is a leading carers organisation offering a range of innovative, holistic services to carers. We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Employment Personal Advisor who will join our team in Ilford who support unpaid carers into employment, education and training opportunities.

Providing maternity cover, as an Employment Personal Advisor, you will be required to work in a small team that delivers the Working for Carers employment support project across 8 London Boroughs - Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Hackney, Greenwich, Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets and Newham. Support consist of a range of interventions, tailored to meet the needs of each participant including:
One-to-one support

  • Needs assessments and action planning
  • Carer-specific employability training workshops
  • Peer and group activities

You will be required to work closely with local stakeholders and be responsible for managing a caseload of participants and facilitating their journey through the project. As an Employment Personal Advisor, you will carry out holistic personalised assessments and provide good sign posting options for participants that require additional support outside of employability options.

Please submit your application using the attached Application form via email to, addressing all criteria in the personal specification. Failure to do so will result in your application not being shortlisted.

Shortlisting will take place after the deadline. If you require any further information please call the office on 020 8514 6251