Title Skills & Development Adviser (Job Ref: 180)
Salary Up to £28,080 per annum
Location Workington, Carlisle, Penrith & Barrow
Job Information


The Role

Our role profile tells the full story, but as a Skills & Development Adviser you will be part of our delivery team working on a variety of dynamic and motivational employability contracts. We work with both unemployed adults as well as with young people to provide careers information, advice and guidance and personal support to those at risk of becoming NEET.

This role involves:

  • Individual diagnostic advice work;
  • Individual information, advice and support work;
  • Delivering dynamic personal development and career management courses to groups;
  • Meeting required contractual performance targets.


About You  

You will have:

  • Experience of working with adults or young people, on a 1:1 basis or in groups;
  • Experience of delivering Careers Information, Advice and Guidance;
  • Ability to manage a caseload of individuals;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working partnerships;
  • Ability to keep accurate and up to date records with a good attention to detail;
  • Ability to achieve targets and meet deadlines;
  • A flexible approach to working hours.


Whilst not essential for delivery of all contracts, applications would be particularly welcome from practitioners qualified to level 4 or level 6 in careers information, advice and guidance.


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, depending upon contract specific and business needs.

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

Candidates may not 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) 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

Closing Date: 9am on Monday, 04th December 2023

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