Starting salary: £36,141
Job Level: Level 3, Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG (hybrid working)
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: 9 month fixed term contract / secondment
Closing date: Monday 19^th February 2024 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias
Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all. We are looking for a Learning Disability Job Hub Advisor to specifically focus on supporting residents with a learning disability or difficulty through Good Work Camden.
We want everyone in Camden to lead good lives, and we know that being in good work is a key part of this.
In this role you will provide relational support to residents with Learning Disabilities to help them access all the help they need to address the barriers that are preventing them from accessing and thriving within good work. You will reach out to residents in the places they go, through the services they access, to welcome them to the service and its offer.
You will meet with residents and their support networks to identify their aspirations for employment, using effective vocational profiling to determine their abilities, support needs and employment options and provide one-to-one support to help them access appropriate services.
This is a great opportunity where you can make a real impact. For more information, please refer to the job profile.
We are holding a virtual information session on Monday 12^th February at 10am. This will be a chance for you to learn more about the role, and get to meet the team you’ll be working in.
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To be successful in the Job Hub Advisor role you will be a learning disabilities specialist who has significant experience of working directly with residents with a learning disability in a demanding environment and provide welcoming and knowledgeable support.
Naturally consultative in your approach, you will have exceptional communication skills and interpersonal skills and be comfortable liaising with people and working with employers, local employment and skills partners and residents with learning disabilities, their families and people who work with them.
You will also understand the labour market and be dedicated to inclusion, understanding of, equal opportunities.
Frequent co-location with other service(s) across the borough and regular time spent between the future Accessible Job Hub and 5 Pancras Square is also required.
To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at email@example.com or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.