MAXIMUS

  • Key Worker

    Location UK-Glasgow
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 8:39 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-35232
    # of Openings
    4
    Post End Date
    11/16/2018
    Job Function
    Operational Admin
    Job Schedule
    Full-Time
    Contract Type
    Fixed-Term
    Contract Duration
    12 months
  • Project/Position Introduction (MAX 500 Characters)

    Remploy, in partnership with MAXIMUS is an employee owned commercially focused employment services organisation that is the UK's leading provider of specialist employment support for disabled and disadvantaged people.

    Job Summary

    Responsible for motivating and developing participants to enter and remain in work. Deliver the participant journey, manage the candidate experience, signpost to specialist support and provide mentoring support where needed. Develop employers’ understanding of participant needs, workplace adjustments and signpost to additional support. .

    Essential Job Duties

    1. Responsible for the accurate identification of the most appropriate occupational direction and candidate support needs (pre and post employment), creating and delivering participant Action Plans which facilitate overcoming the identified barriers and achieving progression outcomes in work.
    2. Responsible for the accurate sign posting of participants to specialist support provided by the community partnership network.
    3. Responsible for participants being provided with motivational support, manage the participant experience, inspire and gain their commitment to overcoming barriers through successful delivery of development plans at all stages of the participant journey through to sustained employment.
    4. Responsible for contract compliance by accurate data entry, completion of contractual and internal documentation and / or provider guidance.
    5. Responsible for the effective use of appropriate resources to ensure commerciality and value for money.
    6. Work with employers to provide workplace adjustments and build employer capability and capacity to support customers.
    7. Maximise programme outcomes by meeting and exceeding targets relevant to the focus of the role.

     

    Education and Experience Requirements

    ESSENTIAL
    ● Good communication skills, demonstrating experience in listening, questioning and building relationships.
    ● Customer focused with a strong commitment to customer care.
    ● A strong team player with a positive and flexible approach to work and colleagues.
    ● Demonstrable creative problem solving skills and a positive approach to challenging and overcoming any limiting beliefs held by participants.
    ● Demonstrable ability to plan and organise workload to meet required targets and deadlines.
    ● Excellent working knowledge of participant barriers, products and interventions available to them locally and funding streams.
    ● Strong analysis skills including ability to assess and analyse issues/barriers and devise personalised action plans to move clients towards/into employment.
    ● Attention to detail and right first time data entry.
    ● Level 3 Diploma in Employability Services Sector (ESS) (must be achieved within twelve months of appointment).

    DESIRABLE
    ● Prior experience of working in a similar role in the Welfare to Work sector.
    ● Previous experience of working with remote teams
    ● Competent speaker of the Welsh language.
    ● Member of the Institute of Employability Professionals.

    EEO Statement

    Remploy is committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of equality and diversity in employment in which our employees as well as candidates for employment are treated equitably. We understand that a diverse workforce adds to our competitive advantage; and as such, we aim to ensure that job applicants do not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, marital status, disability, age, part-time or fixed term contract status, sexual orientation or religion, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable. Advertisements for posts will include sufficiently clear and accurate information to enable potential applicants to assess their own suitability for the post.

    Where reasonable, Remploy will review and consider adjustments for those applicants who express a requirement for them during the recruitment process.

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