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Information Advice and Guidance Advisor

Job Description

Information, Advice and Guidance Advisor

We are currently recruiting for an Information, Advice and Guidance Advisor who can provide support to local unemployed, economically inactive and in work residents and help them progress towards a positive destination (employment, education, training or volunteering). The role will be to support the UKSPF funded Employment and Skills Project- South Yorkshire, hence their will be a requirement to complete registration paper work with each resident and produce a SMART action plan which helps them to address their barriers to progression.

This position is:

* Temporary - initial 3 months, with the possibility of extension

* Full time - 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday


* The role will require advisers to work out within the local area, as well as in Wellington House (central Barnsley location), so advisers will need to be able to travel across the area.

* Some administrative tasks may be completed at home but it is envisaged that applicants will work flexibly to meet the needs of the resident as well as the business.

* Knowledge and experience of services available to support residents in the Barnsley area is required, so there is an expectation that applicants will be familiar with the local area, and the main barriers that affect the community.

* Applicants must have a minimum Level 3 IAG qualification, or a minimum 2 years experience of working in a employment focused role.

* The role involves the use of a web based CRM system so all applicants must be able to use IT. You will be provided with a laptop and mobile phone to enable you to complete the work.

If you would be interested in this position, please contact Emily @ Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.