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Engagement Officer

Posted 5 April by Candidate Source Ltd Ended
This company’s Welfare to Work division has supported tens of thousands of unemployed people into sustainable employment across the UK and is now seeking an Engagement Officer based in Lancashire to join its expanding team.

It manages three ‘Work Programme’ contracts on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions and 5 European Social Fund 14-20 programmes too, supporting people to overcome their barriers to employment.

As the Engagement Officer your duties will be to:

- Identify and maintain relationships with referral organisations to generate referrals. Including: JCP, Local Authorities, other statutory partners and community and voluntary organisations.
- Work closely with new referral sources to agree referrals processes.
- Undertake / attend engagement activities such as jobs fairs and community events to identify / generate suitable referrals.
- Work with subcontractors to enable smooth handover of customers to ensure completion of eligibility and referral appointments.

 To be a successful Engagement Officer you will have the following skills and experience:

- Experience in previous stakeholder or partnership engagement roles.
- Excellent planning and organisational skills.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Ability to work closely within a networked team, sharing information to benefit the contract as a whole, whilst also being autonomous and organised in order to plan and manage your individual priorities.

The Officer will be working 40 hours per week.

In return the Officer will receive a salary of £22,000 - £25,000 per annum plus a company car.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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