Employment Advisor – Self-Employment Specialist (Sheffield)

Job Reference: BF915

Salary/Hourly Rate: £26,000 - £29,000

Location: Sheffield

Full or Part time: Full time

Duration: Not Applicable

You will be responsible for supporting participants with credible self-employment plans and progress them to successful trading. A Self Employment Adviser will use a variety of techniques including effective diagnosis, individual and group coaching, maximising on any Participant funding available to achieve sustainable employment in self-employment.

Required skills & experience

  • Experience of delivering business advice to individuals considering starting a business
  • Experience of working in a performance target driven environment.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience of being accountable for own work e.g. creating resources for those interested in self employment within particular business sectors.
  • A recognised business advisory qualification or studying for one e.g. SFEDI
  • Technical skills include knowledge of welfare/benefits system/labour market, basic numeracy skills and good written communication/report writing skills, strong administration skills, good computer/technology skills and the ability to use technology to deliver training/courses, information advice and guidance.

This is a permanent position working for a leading provider of government funded employment and skills programmes nationally

You’ll need to be able to drive for this role as you will be travelling across the local region to meet with customers

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