Title Employability Adviser (Job Ref: 198)
Salary Up to £28,922 per annum
Location Blackpool
Job Information


The Role

Our role profile tells the full story, but as an Employability Adviser you will proactively manage a caseload of participants by providing a tailored employment support service to individuals to address barriers to gaining new employment with personalised support for individuals to achieve and sustain work, including supported job searching, re-training for a different sector and restoring self-confidence for work. This is done by:

  • Providing high quality 1:1 diagnostic career information and advice work
  • Providing intensive support to participants, motivating and encouraging candidates to overcome any personal barriers to employment and building confidence
  • Working on a 1:1 basis developing comprehensive action plans with individual customers
  • Supporting participants to identify and develop transferable skills and support them in the use of appropriate online resources
  • Planning and delivering group sessions to meet the needs of customers as required
  • Maintaining an awareness and understanding of local labour market and building and maintaining external relationships to help support participants into suitable employment
  • 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.
  • Achieving all contractual targets


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


About You  

Whilst we would be delighted to hear from you if you have previous experience of working in the employability sector, or if you have a level 4 Careers Information Advice and Guidance qualification, we are also interested to hear from people who have worked in other sectors where you’ve relished the opportunity to achieve a personal target whilst excelling at providing outstanding customer service, as training can be provided for the right candidate.  You could have experience working in sectors such as sales, hospitality, retail, travel, education, recruitment or training.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • A good standard of literacy and numeracy (GCSE grade 4 / C or equivalent);
  • An appreciation of the benefits and an ability of using digital tools to support participants;
  • 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;
  • Strong communication 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.



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.

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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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