Employment Caseworker

  • Reference RL-POJ-220527-01
  • Remuneration £22,847 - £26,350 p/a
  • Role/TypeFixed Term/Full Time
  • LocationCamberwell, London SE5

Are you a driven and compassionate individual with excellent people skills? Do you have the skills and commitment to undertake a role that’s diverse and fast-paced? 

If so, St Giles is looking for an Employment Caseworker to work on a vital skills and employment project aimed at engaging, motivating and supporting both unemployed and underemployed residents with a history of offending. The project will provide one-to-one support to enable clients to access employment, apprenticeship, training and work placement opportunities in line with their aspirations and goals.

About St Giles

An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others. 

About this exciting opportunity

Our successful candidate will provide a tailored one to one high-level service of engagement, advocacy and support. They will be required to work collaboratively with staff across St Giles Trust and externally, including the Network Coordinator and other network providers. They will use their professional skills to develop a flexible, holistic and personalised pathway towards employment for clients.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of working successfully with people with convictions and supporting them to move into sustainable employment and progress within work.
  • Experience of delivering successful one-to-one and group employment activities.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the issues faced by the client group in accessing and sustaining employment and methods that result in positive outcomes.  An ability to have empathy and humanity in your interactions with these clients.
  • Experience of managing a caseload of individuals presenting with support needs and achieving set targets for employment outcomes.
  • You will be an excellent communicator with impressive interpersonal skills

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance, staff pension, flexible working,
a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, access to clinical supervisions, season ticket loan and much more.

Closing date: 11pm, Sunday 24th July 2022.  Please apply early as interviews will be conducted when suitable applications are received.

For further information, or to apply, please visit our website.

St Giles will guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria set out in the Job Description for the vacancy.

As an organisation that works with children and adults at risk we are committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the safety of our clients and successful applicants will be DBS checked.

Employment Caseworker

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