Employment Officer



Employer Location: Cambridgeshire
Email: recruitment@mencap.org.uk
Web: www.mencap.org.uk

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Employment Officer to join our Employment & Personal Development team, based in our Magherafelt office, covering the North locality on a full-time (37.5 hours per week) fixed term contract (due to end 31st March 2023). The successful candidate will be based working from home initially, with a view to working from the office as part of a hybrid approach. This will be kept under review. This post is part-funded by the European Social Fund, the Department for the Economy and Department for Communities. You will work as part of a team to support people with a learning disability to access a range of employment and training opportunities..


  • Support individuals who apply to the service to develop their personal and employability skills.
  • To secure and sustain paid or voluntary work and progress towards individuals chosen training/employment goals.
  • Generate a range of high quality, appropriate placements and paid employment opportunities, through engagement with employers and effective promotion of Mencap services.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Team player
  • Performance Delivery
  • Safe Practitioner
  • Planner and Recorder
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Demonstrate effective negotiation and mediation skills
  • Ability to travel to meetings, events and training, as well as to other Mencap locations when required
  • May be required to work outside normal office hours.

Further Information

Salary: £21,696 per annum pro rata. Work Time: To be confirmed. Location: Magherafelt Work time: To be confirmed.

Application Information


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Derry or Londonderry
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