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Senior Employment Advisor
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: ACS/21/174858
  • Published: Wed 01/12/2021, 16:20 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £32,234 per annum progressing to £34,728 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hertfordshire

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Senior Employment Advisor

Job Title: Senior Employment Advisor
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary Range: £32,234 per annum progressing to £34,728 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Fixed Term Contract -- 2 years-  January 2022 to 30th December 2023

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce 

Job Duties:

Hertfordshire County Council in partnership with Sunnyside Rural Trust and SPS Training Ltd have been successful in securing funding from the European Social Fund.  The European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. The Inclusive Employment Project will be managed within the Step2Skills Team at Hertfordshire County Council.

You will be responsible for managing the flow of referrals received and forward to the appropriate partnership organisation. You will be required to undertake an initial assessment to determine suitability for the project and the individual needs of the participants. This project involves supporting people disadvantaged in the labour market to find and sustain appropriate employment commensurate with their skills and abilities.

Ideally, you will have experience in working to overcome the challenges faced by people furthest from the job market. In addition, you will possess a wide range of skills and capabilities, such as effective communication, negotiation, sales, flexibility, training, motivation and be able to challenge misconceptions. They must be highly organised, able to work on their own initiative and the ability to generate their own workload.

Please refer to the job outline for further information about this position.

Closing Date: 19th December 2021
Interview Date: Early January 2021 - Dates to be confirmed

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: 01442 454464 or email the Support Employment Manager Emma Gladdish  on

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes