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Employment Support


  • £13.47 - £16.78 per hour
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Posted: 20/09/2021
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: VOG080921

Job Details

The Vale of Glamorgan Council are seeking up to 2 Mentors on a temporary basis until at least 31/3/22 to help manage the increase in workload due to the impact of the Covid crisis on the local employment market and the resultant increase in the number of people looking for work in the Vale of Glamorgan area.

Communities for Work:
Mentors support participants on the programme to look for work by; • Providing 1:1 bespoke support, initially via phone, with face-to-face support (hopefully available again very soon) in a safe, local setting. • Creating or improving their CV. • Providing support with completing Job Applications (especially online). • Improving ‘job-search’ techniques and information e.g. by identifying the best websites. • Improving our participants’ interview technique and confidence. • Assisting participants decide on the best training course options. • Providing expertise about career options. • Passing on general and specific employment-sector knowledge, particularly in respect of the local labour market.
70% of referrals are from Jobcentre Plus.
For this post you must: • Have experience of supporting people to find work or improve their career • Are experienced at Mentoring individuals to reach their potential • Have experience of working in a community development setting.