Community Engagement and Outreach Adviser

September 9, 2021

Salary £25,000 – £28,000.p/a (Depending on Experience and Qualification)

This is an outward-facing role for developing partnerships with local businesses, community/3rd sector groups, Housing Associations, Local Authorities and DWP to shape the design of adult employment skills and to engage employed and unemployed adults in learning.  The post holder will be responsible for identifying and growing existing and new business opportunities for adult learning, Employability and Community provision which will increase learner numbers.

As Engagement Officer for the community services we offer, you will be expected to promote community engagement and increase referrals into the programmes and build long-lasting relationships with varied stakeholders.  This will involve being responsible for developing and maintaining strong, positive, and long-lasting relationships with a wide range of stakeholder groups.

Main Purpose

To support unemployed 18+ adult people with the right to work, some of whom have complex needs, through training and employability by providing information, advice and guidance on learning and work to adults

To engage with clients on a one to one or group basis and register clients onto the employment programmes.

To support and work closely to encourage co-operative working with other professionals from a range of support agencies such as DWP, Local Authority Employment Team, community groups etc to engage disadvantaged BAME into learning, training and employment.

To promote the services MISDC provides within local communities and employers.

To understand the specific eligibility criteria of multiple projects.

Keep accurate client files and records and produce output evidence stencils for the compilation of monitoring returns for our Funders

The post holder will be expected to keep up-to-date and accurate records on the Organisations Management Systems of all engagements.  Have proven administrative and customer service experience, the ideal candidate will possess effective communication and strong organisational skills teamed with the ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work efficiently. Experience of working in an educational setting would be advantageous

MI ComputSolutions places a strong emphasis on recruiting high-quality staff and on supporting continuing professional development for all staff to ensure that they are effective in providing high standards.

For more job details please click Community Engagement and Outreach Adviser.

Please note that to apply for this post, submit a CV and your supporting statement including examples of your relevant experience, skills, and knowledge as evidence.

MI ComputSolutions is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Please note this post is subject to enhanced disclosure.

Closing Date: 10 Oct 2021