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PLAY YOUR PART IN BUILDING BETTER OPPORTUNITIES

Join our team transforming lives across Worcestershire

A partnership between Willowdene, The National Lottery Community Fund, the European Social Fund and the Fusion Consortium

The role

Help men and women across Worcestershire improve their skills, confidence, self-belief and life prospects; and step into a working lifestyle full of meaning and purpose.

The person

Are you caring, a team player, committed, dedicated to helping others and passionate about seeing people fulfil their potential? This may be the opportunity for you!

The package

A competitive salary, pension scheme and benefits, this 2-year fixed term contract will provide a fulfilling role  with a package that recognises your hard work, commitment and passion.

The role

Driving service development and quality, and with a focus on customer care, you will be working with people furthest from the labour market, motivating and mentoring participants facing social and economic barriers to sustained employment. 

You’ll also work alongside potential employers to create openings for work experience and interview opportunities for participants, supporting those them through every step of their journey into employment and a purposeful life. 

The person

This is a role that requires passion, commitment, patience, determination empathy and a willingness to ‘go the extra mile’ (and that’s just for starters).  Alongside those personal qualities, you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be able to take the initiative and develop and run with new ideas, be able to find creative solutions to unusual problems (as well as the usual ones), be organised and committed to your own ongoing development in order to maximise the potential of what will be a dynamic and changing role.  

The package

Offering a fixed-term contract until 31 August 2022, this role provides a highly competitive package.  With a salary that reflects your skills and experience, as well as the demands of the role, all the tools you need to fulfil your duties (including the latest IT and mobile equipment), and training to help you not only maximise but extend your skills, experience and knowledge, you will be well rewarded.  With generous annual leave, a company pension and opportunities to extend your skills and experience within a dynamic organisation, this is truly a unique opportunity. 

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Need more information?

Willowdene is thrilled to be part of the Building Better Opportunities initiative across Worcestershire. For more information, please contact Helen, our BBO Job Coach, by phone on (01746) 718658, or by completing the contact form below.

Who is behind B.B.O?

Building Better Opportunities (the B.B.O. Project) is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

The B.B.O. project has received £3,205,300 of funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme.

Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. 

For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.