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Employment Adviser - Support to Work


Job details

  • Here East, London
  • £25,000 per year
  • 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Full time, permanent

Working at Scope

  • Be a disability gamechanger
  • 27 days holiday per year
  • Generous pension
  • Discounts at gyms, shops, theatres and more

Job description

An integral role within our national Support to Work service. Provide digital support to a caseload of customers who are looking for work or work related advice.

Main responsibilities

  • Conduct a thorough online initial assessment of all customers joining the Support to Work service to understand fully their support needs
  • Develop SMART goal based action plans that clearly show how the customers support needs will be addressed
  • Measure, record and track “distance travelled” for each customer in caseload and ensure that an evidence based approach is adopted to recording the customer journey
  • Effectively manage customer caseload to ensure all KPI’s are met and evidenced in line with standards required and that effective use of time is maintained and evidenced on a weekly basis.
  • Deliver online one to one or group based learning and development sessions as required to develop a customer’s knowledge and skills to enable them to achieve their career aspirations and move them towards employment
  • Work collaboratively within the team to provide support where needed in line key performance indicators to ensure service targets are achieved
  • Any other duties as required to support the delivery of of the Support to Work Service.

Mandatory for all staff

  • Work seamlessly across department or team boundaries in a collaborative and constructive manner to implement Scope’s strategic direction.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service excellence and deliver against the requirements of Scope’s quality framework.
  • Work within Scope’s policies and procedures.

Internal contacts

  • Head of Departments
  • Programme Leads
  • Extended Customer and Strategy team
  • Human Resources, Finance, IT and other support teams as required

External contacts

  • Corporate Funders
  • Customers and third party contacts
  • Organisations (Private, Public and Third Sector who can support and enhance the delivery of the National Employment Service)

Person specification

Knowledge and experience


  • Demonstrable experience in the employability field, preferably with digital knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, strong organisational skills and experience in a customer facing role
  • Ability to be flexible, respond positively to change, and work effectively under pressure and deal with conflicting priorities
  • Ability to cover extended opening hours of the service (Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm and Saturday 9am to 12pm) on a rota basis if necessary. Current hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm.


  • Demonstrable understanding of the social model of disability
  • Professional qualification i.e. IAG Level 3 or equivalent or proven experience in relevant field
  • Ability to evidence distance travelled and customer success using different software applications including CRM systems



  • Excellent working knowledge of IT including Word for Windows, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to use email and the internet and be proficient in the use of digital applications to support our customer journey.

Contact us

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