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Employment Consultant (South East)

Job description

Harris Hill are partnering with a fantastic charity working to support veterans, in their search for an Employment Consultant (South East).

Location: Home and Field Based, with substantial travel within region

Salary: £31,270

As Employment Consultant, you will work collaboratively with veterans (clients) and employers to provide information, advice and guidance in order to assist clients to overcome barriers to secure and retain paid, meaningful and sustainable, employment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing a diverse caseload of clients with health conditions and complex needs back into employment, providing a professional employment, job matching and career management service.

  • Building relationships with key partners in the region to both promote the service and maintain a network of services that veterans can be referred to.

  • Providing information, advice, and guidance to clients on areas including application materials, interview skills and training.

  • Analysing potential job roles to understand and guide on reasonable adjustments, on-boarding arrangements or training, advocating with the employer on behalf of the client where appropriate.

  • Maintaining Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, case notes and other electronic files and client records to the required, high standard to ensure the client journey is documented in accordance with quality standards and in a manner that is respectful to the client.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of helping people with multiple support needs such as health conditions, housing issues, social isolation, substance misuse and criminal records. Knowledge and understanding of current recruitment practices, with the ability to coach clients in application skills and interview techniques is also crucial, alongside a high level of personal resilience, adaptability and flexibility, with the ability to deal effectively and safely with potentially stressful or pressured situations.

If this sounds like you and you’re able to work and travel within the designated region, and wider on a flexible basis, then please do get in touch for more information ASAP!

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted with further information.    

As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.