CSW Group are transition management specialists. We offer information, guidance and support to people and organisations as they move through different stages of their lives. We are a not-for-profit social enterprise; we reinvest any operating surpluses into new products and services, organisational development, and community based projects.

Community Engagement Advisers and Senior Community Engagement Adviser

(These posts are being re-advertised for Devon and West Cornwall only – previous applicants need not re-apply)

Location: We have permanent full and part-time vacancies across all areas of Devon (North Devon, Exeter/Mid Devon and South Devon) and a part-time vacancy in West Cornwall.

Community Engagement Adviser
Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Senior Community Engagement Adviser
Salary: £23,500 – £26,500 depending on qualifications and experience

This is a new and exciting community-based role with the opportunity to play a key part in supporting unemployed young people, aged 16-19, to progress into education, employment or training (EET) opportunities through a multi-agency approach.

We are looking for professionals to proactively identify and engage with young people who are currently not in education, employment or training (NEET), providing targeted advice and guidance within community settings to promote outcomes into EET. With significant experience of working with young people you will work jointly with other agencies to deliver multi-agency support to vulnerable young people through a range of intervention types.

You will deliver services to young people through face-to-face, telephone and online channels both individually and through group sessions. The ability to create and deliver bespoke workshops for delivery within community settings will also be a key requirement of the role as well as brokering support from other agencies. Candidates should hold or be prepared to work towards the NVQ L4 Advice and Guidance or equivalent.

CSW Group are the largest single provider of information, advice and guidance services across the South West region and operate a range of contracts supporting young people to make successful transitions at key points of their lives. This work includes careers guidance services in schools and the community, supporting young people with a range of individual needs including SEND, mental health and those involved in the Youth Justice system, as well as working with those not in education or employment (NEETs) to re-engage them in positive outcomes.

Within the above vacancies there is also an opportunity for a:

Senior Community Engagement Adviser
£23,500 – £26,500 depending on qualifications and experience

As a Senior Community Engagement Adviser, you will lead a team of Community Engagement Advisers as well as having a direct delivery role (see above). Line management experience is preferred for this role.

Please specify which post(s) you are applying for on the application form, if applying for both posts you only need to complete one application form. The Job description outlines the criteria for the role, your application form should state how you meet the criteria.

An application form is available to download from our website www.cswgroup.co.uk

Alternatively, please e-mail recruitment@cswgroup.co.uk. Details will be made available in alternative formats upon request.

Vacancy reference: 1105
Closing date: 14th October
Interview date: w/c 19th October