Key Worker - Walthamstow

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Maximus People Services

London, London United Kingdom
Recruitment Consultancy
Immediate Start
£270 - £27.9k Annual
Full-Time

Overview:

• To deliver a range of development and employability-related activities, to enable and inspire individuals to achieve sustained employment, and non-employment progression measures, including improving wellbeing, self-confidence and level of independence.
• To work in partnership with a wide variety of local agencies and the embedded Local London team to provide the best support to individuals

Responsibilities:

• Ensuring the individual has access to the most appropriate element of the Local London service or that of another service partner, avoiding duplication
• Supporting individuals to identify their barriers to gaining and sustaining employment
• Helping individuals to identify goals, prioritise and plan through successful delivery and co-ownership of agreed development plans
• Helping individuals to identify the strengths, skills and resources they already have which will enable them to make progress
• Helping individuals to achieve and recognise the signs of positive progress
• Providing support to individuals when they progress into work, including adaptation, rapid response and career development
• Delivering both group and one-to-one bespoke employability interventions to support individuals development
• Exceeding or meeting key performance indicators and performance targets, as set by the programme
• Ensuring contract compliance by accurate data entry, completion of contractual and internal documentation and/or provider guidance
• Making effective use of appropriate resources to ensure commerciality and value for money
• Building strong relationships with referral partners, stakeholders, employers and contractors to generate programme flow and to identify employment opportunities for individuals


Qualifications:

PERSON SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Performance driven and able to work in a high performing targeted environment
• Self-starter and adaptable for outreach work with participants/customers
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to adapt to a wide range of communication and learning styles
• Strong interpersonal skills, specifically around listening, questioning and building relationships
• Influencing skills that promote commitment and action
• Participant focused with a strong commitment to customer care
• Disability Capability
• Computer skills
• Numeracy and literacy skills to facilitate management reporting
• Strong team player with a positive and flexible approach to both work and colleagues
• Creative problem-solving skills and a positive approach to challenging and overcoming limiting beliefs
• Ability to plan and organise workload to meet required targets and deadlines
• Ability to network/develop partnerships
• Motivated, showing commitment to maximise achievement
• Positive mindset
• Resilience
• Self-aware
• Valuing our people
• Focusing on Participants
• Acting with integrity
• Working together
• Always learning and improving
• Able to travel to different sites across the Borough
• Able to work outside of normal office hours on occasions


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
• Experience of people development in an individual and group environment
• Experience of working to structured targets and deadlines

Reference: 599172300

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