Starting salary: £34,629
Job Level: Level 3, Zone 2
Work Location: Kings Cross construction skills centre, 1a York way
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: 12 months Fixed Term Contract/Secondment
Closing date: Sunday 9 October 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As an Employment and Training Officer, you will make a real difference by working with local candidates and employers to increase employment and training opportunities.
You will be based at Camden councils employment and training initiative Kings Cross construction skills centre, assisting local people to access training and employment opportunities within the construction industry. The focus of the role will be employer and candidate-facing work which involves working with construction employers to create opportunities for local residents.
The post will involve working with Council departments, local construction companies, agencies, and contractors working in Camden. The work will be aimed at creating opportunities within the construction industry.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
You will have demonstrable knowledge and understanding of Construction employment recruitment practices and or training provision and be confident working with construction employers and candidates to meet employer recruitment needs, support candidates through employment transition, deliver careers counselling, training, and advice.
You will understand the importance of tailoring vocational and pre-employment training to meet the needs of candidates and employers as well as the skills demand of the industry. Alongside this, you will have a track record in supporting vulnerable young people and an understanding of the key policies/strategies impacting on their ability to complete training and apprenticeships.
You will be an excellent communicator and have experience of developing and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders to ensure the effective implementation of projects or training. You will be able to manage a busy workload and conflicting priorities ensuring service delivery.
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine regeneration across the borough, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
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Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
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