Engagement Officer

Brighton, East Sussex
Up to £26,000
09 May 2018
06 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Coast To Capital project is a DWP/ESF/LEP project to support economically inactive and long-term unemployed participants move towards and into sustainable employment. This is done using a personalised circle of support approach and a range of innovative interventions. It will also include support in the workplace if required.


Role Summary: A performance driven role in an exciting and developing industry, the engagement officer will utilise all their skills and innovation identify and engage new partners for the ecircle of support. Maintain relationships with referral agents (including JCP, Local Councils and other statutory and non-statutory agencies) to ensure maximum levels of referral to the provision. The Employment Service Lead must be adaptable to change and working towards continuous improvement in quality and performance. This calls for good team work and flexibility. The attainment of personal and team targets is essential in the role.

To market and sell Kennedy Scott’s services effectively and professionally to new employers, existing employers and other agencies in building strong employer networks to develop work placements and jobs opportunities for KS participants Ensure referrals are reaching agreed targets and undertake initial eligibility checks for new participants on the project To demonstrate a detailed knowledge and awareness of local labour market developments in order to pro-actively market opportunities to participants and meet the needs of the employer To demonstrate a detailed knowledge and awareness of local voluntary organisations in order to pro-actively market opportunities to participants and meet the needs of participants on the project Developing good relationships with the participants and their Caseworker, to understand the participants job needs and preferences Build and maintain relationships with referral and partner organisations to support participants through the programme Maintain relationships with Supply chain partners and eCircle of support providers Deliver interview training and mock sessions to aid the participant in their journey Smart and effective case load management Varied field work and outreach working Kennedy Scott is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age