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Employment Support Specialist

Manchester - Closes on 30/07/2021

Job details

  • Manchester
  • £28,000 per year
  • 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Full time, Fixed Term Contract (Six Months)

Working at Scope

  • Be a disability gamechanger
  • 27 days holiday per year
  • Flexible working
  • Discounts at gyms, restaurants and more

Job description

Role purpose:

To be a Disability Gamechanger.

To support the Head of Employment with the co-ordination of a pilot to test and learn an individualised pathway of support for our employment customers. You will co-ordinate the internal teams required to support this pilot and work with those teams and customers to support the trial of this new way of working.

Main responsibilities and accountabilities: 

  • Support the Head of Employment to set up and co-ordinate meetings/workshops with all internal stakeholders to ensure effective management and implementation of this pilot
  • Take a lead role in documenting and participating in the test and learn nature of this pilot
  • Support the development and upskilling of our existing advisers to deliver this new pilot
  • Comply with Scope’s policy and procedures, and external compliance such as GDPR, complaints, and safeguarding policies.

Key contacts

Internal contacts

All stakeholders across the organisation

External contacts

Customers

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Person specification 

Relevant experience of:

  • Supporting a team with all aspects of a new project 
  • Supporting any adaptations in existing content.
  • Working with customers to co-produce content and test and learn a new way of working.
  • Working collaboratively across departments to reach the end goal.

Essential

  • Have working knowledge of our existing employment services. 
  • Experience working across internal teams on a project.
  • Able to manage workload autonomously and effectively deliver to targets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to support a team to adapt to a new way of working whilst ensuring our customers are put at the heart of this pilot.
  • Strong team working skills.
  • Excellent IT skills (including Word, Excel, Outlook, Sharepoint and Teams) 

Desirable

  • Previous experience in training within a team environment 
  • Experience of supporting a similar pilot or project.
  • Ideally familiar with CRM systems.

Skills and competencies 

Essential

  • Organised- Exceptional organisational skills to support the co-ordination and successful completion of this pilot.
  • Communication: Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of internal stakeholders.
  • Resilience – being determined to see things through and find ways around problems, making adaptations as necessary to achieve required goals.
  • Learning & Flexibility – be flexible to new situations, be active in extracting learnings in terms of what works and what needs to change over time.  
  • Focused- To be able to work independently.
     

Desirable

  • A good understanding of social model of disability

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