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Employment Support Officer (fixed term contract initially until September 2022)

Employment Support Officer (fixed term contract initially until September 2022)
Organisation Recruiting: 
North Yorkshire Sport
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 27 June, 2021
£26,000 to £29,000 (pro-rata)
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

North Yorkshire Sport Ltd are seeking to employ an Employment Support Officer to help adults overcome physical, psychological, financial and skills-related barriers, and progress towards employment, self -employment, training, education and job-search and or sustain and improve employment situations. They will also work with adults with disabilities and mental health issues to support them to remain in employment.

We are seeking a person who will live and breathe our organisational values and behaviours, working comfortably on their own and as part of teams. You will be methodical, personable and have strong personal resilience, as well as a strong communicator and act as an advocate for the people that you work with.

The role involves being able to mentor and motivate individuals and support them to implement small changes in their lives, which will make a meaningful difference. You will need to be passionate about supporting people in to change their lives and feel more involved in their community. You will be organised and conscientious in maintaining strong records and documenting actions.

You will be working within a small supportive and compassionate team. This is a role where you will often go away feeling rewarded and satisfied that you have made a real difference in people's lives.

We can offer you a challenging and rewarding role at an exciting time for the charity. As well as the standard employee benefits we also offer a commitment to support personal development. You will also be working in a team that are supportive and would recommend the organisation as a great employer to work for.

As you will have access to potentially vulnerable people, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check.
North Yorkshire Sport recognise the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Please note This role is part-funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund.

Please download and complete the application form and equalities monitoring form from our website, where you will also find supporting documents - and upload your application by clicking on the 'apply now' button on the bottom of the page.

Interview Date: 
Tuesday, 6 July, 2021
22.5 hours per week
Phone Number: 
01423 637650
North Yorkshire Sport, 69 Bilton Lane, Harrogate,, HG1 3DT