Charity  2023-04-25 14:38:11



High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Job Title: Routes to Work Adviser

Salary: Up to £26,064 depending on experience.

Location: Office base High Wycombe, with travel to Aylesbury and other Buckinghamshire locations. Possibility of ad hoc home working by arrangement.

The Oasis Partnership supports people from all walks of life to engage in their community, develop skills and gain employment. We welcome applications from people committed to breaking down barriers to opportunities. We value life experience alongside formal qualifications.

Job Summary:

To work as part of the Oasis Routes to Work project, supporting our Building Futures contract and other funded programmes. We work across Buckinghamshire with a particular need for support in Aylesbury and High Wycombe. This role supports people to gain employment, start an education or training course, gain volunteering or work experience through 1:1 and group activity.

We are seeking someone with community and employability insight, to support our participants in 1:1 and group settings, helping them move into work or relevant experience. You will know how to use information and record-keeping to achieve the best participant experience. You will go the extra mile for people, whilst understanding appropriate boundaries. You will be joining a committed team, continually growing knowledge, and making partnership links to help their customers.

Person Specification:

Experience of promoting and developing employability or related programmes and opportunities
Experience of case management, action planning & target setting
Able to develop effective working relationships in a variety of settings.
Understanding of confidentiality as it pertains to vulnerable people.
Knowledge and understanding of barriers facing job seekers.
Ability to communicate with a wide range of people, staff and volunteers, both verbally and in writing, with evidence of literacy and numeracy skills to support this.
Understanding of safeguarding legislation and practice.
Awareness of Health and Safety, risk assessments and professional boundaries.
Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
Adaptability in a challenging and changeable environment.
Ability to deliver against agreed objectives and targets.Please let us know if you require support with making your application. We are a Disability Confident employer. You can find out more about this, and our diversity and inclusion policy on our website. An enhanced DBS will be expected for this role.

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Please note; due to the nature of the role, no sponsorship or relocation packages will be available for this position and so candidates must be eligible to both live and work in the UK to be considered.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of: Recovery Worker, Social Care Worker, Recovery Support Worker, Drug Misuse Support Worker, Alcohol Misuse Support Worker, Social Care Support, Public Affairs, Policy Manager, Senior Policy Manager, Policy Adviser, Senior Policy Adviser, Local Council Policy Manager, Public Services Programme Manager, Non-Profit Programme Manager, Public Sector Programme Management, Technical Programme Manager, Mentoring Officer, Mentoring Coach, Outreach Officer, Progress mentor, Learning Mentor, Progress Support, Mentor, Training Support Officer, Peer Advisor will also be considered for this role


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