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Bridges Project Coordinator / Employment and Training / Recruitment

Location: Walsall
Salary: £28000/annum £28,000 pa
Posted: 24 days ago
Industry: Public Sector
Contact Name: CV-Library
Bridges Project Coordinator / Employment and Training / Recruitment Salary: £28,000 pa Location: Walsall, West Midlands Contract: Fixed Term Contract until September 2019 Hours: 37 Hours per week Closing Date: 8 May 2018 Interview & Assessment Date: 15/16 May 2018 This post is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. whg is a great place to work, offering opportunities for people who enjoy being stretched and challenged. Our teams work closely together to ensure our customers receive a great service and that their needs are met. Building Better Opportunities is a multi-million pound programme tackling poverty and social exclusion faced by the most disadvantaged people in England. The Bridges project will support participants aged 25+ who have complex or multiple barriers to employment in order to promote independence, improve health, build confidence, enhance capability and gain the skills to improve employability. You will be part of our Employment and Training team who are responsible for employer engagement, business enterprise development and supporting educational attainment within our communities and neighbourhoods. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills who can engage with customer and participants from across our communities. You will also need experience of coordinating recruitment and marketing campaigns for social engagement projects, especially through the use of social media. Excellent organisational skills and a keen eye for detail, to ensure that all of our project activities fulfil our funding requirements are also a must. The role will involve occasional work outside standard office hours and local travel across the Borough. If you are enthusiastic, driven and want to work alongside some of our more disadvantaged customers, then this could be the ideal role for you. In return we offer a great benefits package including a fantastic working environment, 27 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme and a health cash plan. whg is committed to safer recruitment and to the protection and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and will conduct appropriate background checks where necessary