Jobs with the Council

Jobs with the Council

Vacancy for Key Worker

SPC 5 – 7 £19,312 – £20,092 pro rata 15 hours per week to include occasional evening and weekend working

This post is temporary for a fixed term up 30 September 2022, with a possible extension dependant on funding.

Keighley Town Council are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Key Worker to work with communities and individuals in CLLD areas across Keighley, supporting community engagement, establishing Neighbourhood Hubs and employability services.

The role will be the main contact for a caseload of participants on the Keighley Neighbourhood Hubs Works Project

The newly funded project will work with other partners across Keighley to engage participants through outreach in local communities to support their personal development and help in accessing the services and training they need to move them closer to work.

The role will work with 19+ individuals, liaising with other colleagues, delivery partners and stakeholders in the community to overcome the barriers preventing access to education, training, volunteering and employment.

You will be able to communicate, motivate and empathise with a range of people to include members of the public, tenants, customers, employers and other partners and stakeholders. You will be able to work on your own and as part of a team working seamlessly alongside other project strands in the programme. Offering engagement, support, information, advice, guidance, mentoring and coaching, training in a group or 121 support to enable local people to become work ready.

Experience in a similar environment, in particular working with those vulnerable and furthest from the labour marker, is desirable however your willingness and flexibility to create a new service, to exceed standards and targets and to provide a high quality package for our customers is key to the success of the role and the project.

Ensuring the timely, accurate and compliant completion and submission of paperwork into the Learner Management System, including participant attendance and contact records, learning action and development plans and participant entry, exit and outcome documentation

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 9th July 2021.Interviews will be held on the week beginning 12th July 2021.

Application packs are available from:

Keighley Town Council, Keighley Civic Centre, North Street, Keighley BD21 3RZ. Tel: 01535 872126,Email sarah.kissack@keighley.gov.uk

You can download the Job Pack here

Informal discussion concerning the role can be made by contacting the Assistant Town Clerk/CDO on 01535 872101.

CLLD area map

The project is receiving up to £300,000 of funding from the England European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.  The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Department for Work and Pensions are the Managing Authorities for European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund funding through the Growth Programme, funds established by the European Union to help local areas stimulate their economic development.  By investing in projects the funds will help to support innovation, businesses, skills and employment to improve local growth and create jobs.  For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.