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Employment Guidance Officer





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Job Description:

Role Purpose – The Employment Guidance Officer is required to work as part of a staff team implementing objectives and actions set out in the Company’s Annual Programme of Work
This is a front-line role delivering essential services to BCP clients

DUTIES OF THE ROLE - The role of the Employment Guidance officer is to provide clients with a confidential, individual career path planning, guidance and counselling service on a caseload basis
•    To develop and plan individual career path progression routes for unemployed clients which having assessed the client’s current employability status indicates concrete actions that need to be taken to secure employment
•    To effectively manage a DEASP’s computerised client caseload system to ensure that the appropriate tracking mechanisms are in place with BCP and other CRM systems as directed
•    Maintain caseload records and build a case-study portfolio and general statistical information
•    Make appropriate Job Club referrals to BCP’s Job Club, Job Plan, Tus and other BCP programmes
•    Individually and as part of the ES Team, build well-grounded networks into local agencies, to manage the realisation of the progression route ensuring that the relevant agencies provide the necessary progression steps
•    As part of the ES Team and in conjunction with other staff propose and on occasion provide inputs on innovative training to meet client’s needs
•    To provide an aftercare service to both clients and employers
•    Generate progression reports on an agreed basis

Qualifications: The Employment Guidance Officer will be able to demonstrate practical experience of employment and education issues affecting individuals and communities. A relevant third level qualification and at least 1 years’ experience in a similar type role is a minimum requirement

•    Must have experience of working directly with adults in an adult guidance setting or related area
•    Knowledge of labour market trends and opportunities
•    Knowledge of education and training pathways to employment
•    Experience in making effective referrals
•    Experience in working with clients in a one to one setting
•    A record of planning, achievement and implementation
•    Must demonstrate an understanding and commitment to social inclusion and adult guidance practices
•    Must have experience of establishing contact and developing relationships with key stake holders including statutory bodies, employers and other sector stakeholders
•    In possession of excellent written (both academic and report/proposal writing), oral communication, facilitation and presentation skills
•    Computer literate in dealing with standard MS word and data processing, spreadsheet and communication packages

Application packages will include
-     application form x 3
-    detailed cover letter x3
-    CV x3
Job description and application form on request to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 10th February 2021  12.00 noon


Permanent / Full-time

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