Opening Hours

Monday | 9.30am - 1.00pm | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Tuesday | 9.30am - 1.00pm | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Wednesday | Closed | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Thursday | 9.30am - 1.00pm | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Friday | 9.30am - 1.00pm | 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Vacancy

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Moneywise Plus Advisor

Fixed Term until 30th June 2022

Description

Moneywise Plus is jointly funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund, via the Building Better Opportunities Programme. Moneywise Plus, led by Reaching People, works with those aged 18+ to improve their financial and digital skills, enabling individuals to move closer to the labour market. Other delivery partners include:

  • The Y;
  • Action Homeless;
  • Community Advice and Law Service;
  • Leicestershire County Council;
  • Citizens Advice LeicesterShire; and,
  • Leicester College;

The postholder will be working as a member of a team of advisors from across the partnership providing information, advice and guidance to unemployed, unwaged and economically inactive individuals and groups; this will involve having a key role in the promotion of Moneywise Plus and undertaking outreach work.

The postholder will register new participants onto the project and undertake an in-depth assessment of their needs. Participants will be supported to develop action plans, with the aim of moving them closer to their employment or education goals by ensuring that they demonstrate improved IT and money management skills and the ability to job search.

Person Specification

  • Substantial and demonstratable experience of assessing the needs of individuals and identifying their support needs
  • Substantial and demonstratable experience of engaging and maintaining professional relationships with hard to reach clients
  • Thorough working knowledge of the social issues affecting people who are unemployed or economically inactive
  • Experience if facilitating group work and/or taster sessions, preferably with a digital and/or financial focus
  • A working knowledge of Windows and software, including Microsoft Office & other complex CRM databases (e.g. Charity Log)
  • Ability to be non-judgemental and sensitive to the individual needs or vulnerable and disadvantaged clients
  • Ability to engage with a broad range of professionals utilising high level written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to set and work within challenging targets and achieve high level outcomes
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and organise and manage several work strands simultaneously
  • The ability to deliver clear and concise presentations to promote a new service and encourage referrals from a range of stakeholders

Job Summary

Job Type

Full-time

Hours

37

Salary

up to £23,069

Close Date

Jan 20, 2020 - 09:00

Interview Date

Jan 27, 2020

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