Salary range: £34,209 - £36,708 p.a. inc.
Contract: Fixed term until March 2023
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Help Improve Employment and Apprenticeship
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are looking for an experienced Employment and Apprenticeship Officer to join the award winning Brent Works Job Brokerage Service based in the Civic Centre. Brent Works won the Place West London Award for best employment initiative in West London and was also shortlisted for London and National Awards in the last year.
The postholder will have a proven track record of successfully recruiting and placing unemployed and/or disadvantaged people into employment or apprenticeships and working to individual employment/recruitment outcome related targets
Previous experience of successfully engaging employers and meeting their recruitment needs across a range of sectors is essential. Knowledge of the construction sector and experience working with property developers would also be advantageous. We are also looking for someone who has experience of building and maintaining effective relationships with a diverse range of key stakeholders.
Apprenticeship related market experience would be an advantage including knowledge of the national framework and policies related to the employment, apprenticeships and skills sectors.
The post-holder will deliver excellent customer service to both employers and residents and develop and maintain good relationships across the sector.
If you feel you are able to demonstrate how you meet the criteria for this role outlined in the attached job specification, we welcome your application.
Closing date: 8 November 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org