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Employment Opportunity Adviser

Leeds & surrounding areas
Salary Details:
£28,678 per annum
02 Oct 2022
About the role

Job title: Youth Routeways Employment Opportunity Adviser 

Job type: Full time permanent (37 hours per week)

Location:  Various across the Leeds City Region (Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield, Craven, Harrogate, Selby, York)

Salary and Benefits: A starting salary of £28,678 along with a generous holiday allowance (30 days), a 6% matched pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits, excellent training, and family friendly policies to support flexible working. 

We are inviting applications from experienced advisers (ideally experienced in supporting NEET Young People) to deliver high quality support as part of the £2.5m+ Youth Routeways Project in the Leeds City Region, which is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

The Employment Opportunity Adviser will be directly delivering the interventions of the Youth Routeways Project to support the sustainable participation of young people (15-24) who are NEET into employment and training through effective employer-focussed interventions (e.g., awareness raising, visits and work experience). Developing and maintaining excellent collaborative relations with local Youth and NEET providers and employers will be an integral aspect of the role. 

We are seeking proactive candidates who can effectively establish working relationships with local NEET providers, are confident in engaging with employers to broker opportunities for young people, believe in exceeding client and beneficiaries’ needs and are committed to achieving high quality outcomes and ‘changing lives’. 

Closing date: 2nd October (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received) 
Interviews will happen throughout October
This post, as part of the Reach your Potential Youth Routeways project, is part funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds 2014 – 2020 and all activity must comply with contractual regulations.
Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service

At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential.  We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work.  If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.  We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.

About the organisation
Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support.
To find out more about the careers service at Education Development Trust, please click here.
Here is a video of our Director of Careers and Employability, Laura Bell, taking about the benefits of working at Education Development Trust.