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.

Location: Cornwall (various locations)
37 hours per week, fixed term to 31st July 2020 (possibility of extension subject to funding)

We are looking for an ‘Ambitions Engagement and Support Adviser’ to support the Ambitions project by providing one to one advice and guidance and group sessions to unemployed participants aged 18 – 24. This post is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) as part of the Ambitions project and aims to support and engage young people aged 15-24 who are unemployed or economically inactive into employment, education or training. CSW Group is the lead Delivery Partner for the project with Delivery Partners located throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The post will be responsible for the development and delivery of a range of employability workshops to Ambitions participants. You will work closely with Work Coaches at various Jobcentre Plus (JCP) centres throughout Cornwall to identify eligible participants and support them with their vocational aspirations and plan activities to support them move into education, employment or training. You will be responsible for signing up participants to the Ambitions Project working closely with JCP staff and specialist partners within the Ambitions’ partnership.

You will need to understand project work, hold a relevant Information, Advice and Guidance qualification (Level 4 or above) and have experience of working with young people. You will need to be able to use your own initiative regarding the design and delivery of workshops which will engage and inspire unemployed participants with the development of 21st century skills.

Driving licence and use of a vehicle is essential.

The salary for this role will be £28,500 per annum.

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

Vacancy reference: 1062
Closing date: Midnight Thursday 22nd August 2019
Interviews date: Thursday 29th August 2019