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Community Employment and Skills Officer

Job details
Posting date: 21 April 2021
Salary: £33,782 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 May 2021
Location: Nottingham , Nottinghamshire , NG2 3NG
Company: East Midlands Shared Services
Job type: Contract
Job reference: DG0246

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Summary

Fixed Term for up to December 2023 This post is part funded by the European Social Fund

The starting salary is £34,458 (level 1) rising to £36,460 (level 2) on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time) Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions Information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and house of working.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a talented and committed community focussed individual to join our Employment and Skills Team - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for?

Read on to find out more…

There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors. Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit & develop a Great Workforce.

Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free! Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.

Reporting to the Community Partnerships and Projects Development Manager, the post holder will work collaboratively with partner organisations to develop and strategic approach to addressing Employment and Skills priorities at a community level.

They will act as the conduit to local communities for the job opportunities generated through the Nottingham Jobs Hub and will work proactively within communities and partners to develop a pipeline of appropriately skilled individuals.

They will take lead of the development of interventions to address barriers to employment at a citywide level, ensuring integration into Employment and Skills Area Partnership action plans.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • A proven track record of working within an employment and skills delivery environment.

  • Understanding of local Employment and Skills challenges and appropriate methods of intervention
  • Experience of driving and facilitating delivery partnerships
  • Experience of successfully managing projects and programmes to successful outcome.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

The post holder will be based at Loxley House in Nottingham, but will be expected to spend the majority of their time off site, working at community partner’s premises, other community settings with periods of working from home.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Please see the Job Description / Person Specification, which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquiries, please contact: Paul Crookendale, Email: paul.crookendale@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Useful information for Applicants: Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.

This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.

Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.

Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.

If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk

Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.

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