Title Employability Adviser (Job Ref: 172)
Salary £28,080 per annum
Location Barrow-in-Furness
Job Information


The Role

We have an opportunity for an individual with a background in Careers Information, Advice & Guidance to join our friendly and hard working team in Barrow. We would specifically be interested to hear from people with previous experience of working with adults, particularly those who are long term unemployed.

The role will involve:

  • Providing high quality 1:1 diagnostic careers information and guidance work;
  • Planning and delivering group sessions to meet the needs of customers;
  • Completing all relevant documentation to the required standard and within required timescales;
  • Proactively managing own caseload, following up with customers to ensure advice given has made a difference.


The post is permanent. The hours of work are 37 per week, however requests for part time hours will also be considered.


About You  

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • A good standard of literacy and numeracy (GCSE grade 4 / C or equivalent);
  • The ability to identify, establish and maintain effective working partnerships for the benefit of customers;
  • The ability to keep accurate and up to date records with a good attention to detail. This includes data entry on electronic systems;
  • Good interactive skills and the ability to respond to demanding pressures and to meet deadlines;
  • An ability to work on own initiative and a proactive approach to problem solving.


A minimum level 4 NVQ qualification in Careers Information, Advice & Guidance and experience of working in a target driven environment would be an advantage although not essential as training can be provided for the right candidate.


Our Benefits

We are passionate about people and support our employees to do what they do best through a dynamic and supportive working environment with opportunities for continued professional development to work across multiple contracts.

We also offer a great benefits package, including 26 days annual leave, rising each year to a maximum of 33 days; Enhanced sick pay; Enhanced pension contributions; Life assurance cover; Access to counselling service; Access to medical health plan and the opportunity to work flexibly across home and office locations.

Please click here to view a quick video about the 10 reasons to join the Inspira team!


Why Inspira?

Inspira is the leading Organisation delivering Personal Development and Career Management for Young People and Adults in the North West. Through our work we help local people into work, improve their skills and open new opportunities. Our aim is to support disadvantaged people, help local communities to reduce inequalities which in turn will influence healthier, safer, and more sustainable local economies.

We inspire young people and adults to find their purpose and reach their potential to Be Bold, Be Relevant and Be Resilient.


Next Steps

We understand that no candidate will meet every single desired qualification/criteria. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role and share our values to BE Bold, Relevant and Resilient, we would love to hear from you!

To apply select ‘Apply Here’ or send your CV and covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, along with a completed Applicant Equality Monitoring Questionnaire (below) outlining your suitability for the role to hr@inspira.org.uk.

We recommend applying at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close this advert at any time.


We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you require a copy of our job documents in a more accessible format or are struggling to complete the application form due to a disability, please contact us via hr@inspira.org.uk or 01931 711300.


This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.


Role Profile

Overview of Benefits Package

Applicant Equality Monitoring Questionnaire

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