Employment Advisor (EA), Monaghan
Job ref: JO2200
Our client Network Personnel was established in 1989 to address the skills and employment needs of those living in the Magherafelt area. Since then it has won and successfully delivered several major training programmes. With a staff team of 80+ it is now a major employer in its own right. Network Personnel is currently one of the top performers in Northern Ireland in terms of Back to Work/employability initiatives.
Their major key strength is the expertise of the team who work in the company. The company has a very low staff turnover with a strong emphasis on Continuous Personal Development. Staff are committed and enthusiastic about their work and those who are client facing have a strong empathy with their target groups.
As a result of continued growth and ongoing development they wish to appoint an Employment Advisor for the JobPath Programme.
To support unemployed clients, through barrier identification and resolution, to enable the client to enter the employment market, undertaking effective job matching activities resulting in job outcomes and identifying sustainable employment opportunities for clients.
To ensure high levels of customer service are maintained through follow up contact with employers, clients and other involved parties.
To manage a caseload of clients on a one-to-one and group basis
Carrying out in depth clients assessments
Assisting with interview preparation
To identify and coordinate a range of recruitment and selection strategies to secure employment for clients
To support unemployed clients in job search, job matching and sustainability of employment to include delivery of one-to-one and group training sessions
To actively promote the programme
To be a source of expert advice regarding employer and vacancy expectations
To liaise closely with all relevant parties to ensure service levels are maintained
To accurately maintain relevant IT systems and produce accurate and timely management information
To adhere to quality processes and procedures
To meet own individual objectives & targets
Any other related duties as required by the business objectives
To adhere to Network Personnel’s Code of Conduct and policies and procedures at all times
To demonstrate and uphold Network Personnel’s values at all times
To demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and to promote the welfare of all stakeholders
To maintain the responsibility of data protection, ensuring an awareness of all Company policies and procedures relating to data protection and to adhere to any instruction(s) given pertaining to this.
Consistently achieve set targets and K.P.I.s
Please note; our client reserves the right to enhance the criteria to facilitate the shortlisting process.
All successful candidates will be subject to a Garda Vetting/Clearance and also reference check and offers of employment will be made on this basis.
Level 3 Qualification or higher, Leaving Certificate (Including Maths and English at grade C or above).
Demonstrable experience in Sales, Recruitment, Marketing and/or Customer Service
Experience of working in a target orientated environment with a proven track record in consistently achieving targets
I.T. proficiency (MS Office)
An adept communicator with the ability to persuade, influence and listen to other
Strong motivational, customer service and organisational skills
Competent in the use and purpose of technology
Excellent IT skills
Applicants must possess demonstrable lateral thinking skills
Enthusiastic and flexible team player with high expectations of self and others
Ability to multi-task, organise and manage workload
Good listener with an empathetic attitude
Strong communication skills verbal and written
Persuading and influencing
Behaviours & Attitudes:
Open-minded and impartial team player
Empathy and compassion
Target orientated and quality focused
Application Procedure/Interested in this role?
Please submit a full up to date recent copy of your C.V. AND a brief cover letter in Word format only AND in addtion on a separate sheet please answer the following questions.
Please note incomplete applications shall not be accepted.
Please answer These Questions in Full:
1. How do you feel you meet the essential requirements for the role – please detail relevant examples?
2. How you would ensure that your time was spent effectively?
3. Why you believe you could make a success of the various elements of this role?
4. What development, training and support would you need to be effective in this role?
5. What is your availability for interview?
6. What is your notice period?
7. Salary for this role is €27,270, does this suit? (please note it’s not negotiable)
8. Have you ever applied to Network Personnel before? (If yes provide details.)
9. Are you happy to be presented to the client for consideration should we deem you a suitable match?
Please keep/limit the answers to the above questions (especially 1-4) to 2 A4 max pages only.
Unless a closing date is detailed/stipulated in the text of an advert then there is no fixed closing date and any closing date shown on the website you are reviewing this role on is not a closing date as such but a date for removing the advert.
This also means that sometimes a role may close / fill with little or no notice.
Wherever possible we endeavour to notify applicants if they have been unsuccessful, however, due to the large volume of applications that we receive for each position this is not always possible.
Applications/expressions of interest can/will only be accepted from those living within a reasonable commutable distance of the place of work or those genuinely willing and able to relocate.
Our clients reserve the right to enhance the short listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary.
Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles.
Sending your CV to us is initially an expression of interest in a role not a direct application, suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss further prior to their CV being released to a client.
As an organisation Network Recruitment is continually committed to equality and valuing diversity within its organisation/workforce.
We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds.
We are an equal opportunities employer and act on behalf of both our candidates and clients as a professional Recruitment Consultancy and Agency.