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.

(These posts are being re-advertised with additional salary and location information. Previous applicants will automatically be considered for the re-graded posts)

We have permanent full and part-time vacancies within the following areas: Devon, Torbay, Plymouth or Cornwall

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 (Community Engagement Adviser) depending on qualifications and experience
£23,500 – £26,500 (Senior Community Engagement Adviser) 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.

We also have vacancies for Senior Community Engagement Advisers

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.

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.

An application form is available to download as below, this should be returned to recruitment@cswgroup.co.uk

The Job description outlines the criteria for the role, your application form should state how you meet the criteria.

Details will be made available in alternative formats upon request.

Vacancy reference: Community Engagement Advisers ref: 1090                 
Vacancy reference: Senior Community Engagement Advisers ref: 1091                

Closing date: Thursday 10th September 2020     

Interview date: Week commencing 14th September 2020