• Keyworker - Walthamstow

    Location UK-Walthamstow
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/5/2018 10:21 AM)
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    Maximus People Services employ real people with a remarkable passion to make a difference. How you behave and get things done is easily as important as your skills and capabilities and we want applicants who buy into our values and want to be part of a global business, in return we offer fantastic learning and development opportunities at every stage of your career.
    We care for each other and promote a positive workplace where everyone feels valued. We know that a strong work/ life balance is important and we offer all kinds of flexible working opportunities; whether it’s to do with your disability, health or lifestyle choices we will support you to achieve the right balance. So if you're interested in flexible working opportunities, talk to us during the hiring process and we'll see what we can do.

    Job Summary

    • To deliver a range of development and employability-related activities, to enable and inspire individuals to achieve sustained employment, and non-employment progression measures, including improving wellbeing, self-confidence and level of independence.
    • To work in partnership with a wide variety of local agencies and the embedded Local London team to provide the best support to individuals

    Essential Job Duties

    • Ensuring the individual has access to the most appropriate element of the Local London service or that of another service partner, avoiding duplication
    • Supporting individuals to identify their barriers to gaining and sustaining employment
    • Helping individuals to identify goals, prioritise and plan through successful delivery and co-ownership of agreed development plans
    • Helping individuals to identify the strengths, skills and resources they already have which will enable them to make progress
    • Helping individuals to achieve and recognise the signs of positive progress
    • Providing support to individuals when they progress into work, including adaptation, rapid response and career development
    • Delivering both group and one-to-one bespoke employability interventions to support individuals development
    • Exceeding or meeting key performance indicators and performance targets, as set by the programme
    • Ensuring contract compliance by accurate data entry, completion of contractual and internal documentation and/or provider guidance
    • Making effective use of appropriate resources to ensure commerciality and value for money
    • Building strong relationships with referral partners, stakeholders, employers and contractors to generate programme flow and to identify employment opportunities for individuals

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • Performance driven and able to work in a high performing targeted environment
    • Self-starter and adaptable for outreach work with participants/customers
    • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to adapt to a wide range of communication and learning styles
    • Strong interpersonal skills, specifically around listening, questioning and building relationships
    • Influencing skills that promote commitment and action
    • Participant focused with a strong commitment to customer care
    • Disability Capability
    • Computer skills
    • Numeracy and literacy skills to facilitate management reporting
    • Strong team player with a positive and flexible approach to both work and colleagues
    • Creative problem-solving skills and a positive approach to challenging and overcoming limiting beliefs
    • Ability to plan and organise workload to meet required targets and deadlines
    • Ability to network/develop partnerships
    • Motivated, showing commitment to maximise achievement
    • Positive mindset
    • Resilience
    • Self-aware
    • Valuing our people
    • Focusing on Participants
    • Acting with integrity
    • Working together
    • Always learning and improving
    • Able to travel to different sites across the Borough
    • Able to work outside of normal office hours on occasions
    • Experience of people development in an individual and group environment
    • Experience of working to structured targets and deadlines

    EEO Statement

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


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