Senior Employment and Enterprise Officer

Location
Twickenham, London (Greater)
Salary
£35,500.00
Posted
24 May 2018
Closes
08 Jun 2018
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Senior Employment and Enterprise Officer

Twickenham

Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)

About Thames Valley Housing

We are a medium-sized housing association based in Twickenham, South West London. We own and manage over 15,000 homes in London, Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire and Sussex. These include traditional rented housing, shared ownership, key worker and student accommodation.

Our vision is for everyone to have the chance to build their lives from a base of a good home. Our mission is to provide good quality affordable homes and invest in communities. We love to build.  Not just housing and communities, but skills and careers too.

About the role

Our Residents and Communities team aim to improve the life chances of residents and make a positive difference in our communities. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a dynamic Resident Training and Employment team at TVH. You will be responsible for managing a small team of officers who are delivering direct services to get our residents into training and employment; you will also be forging partnerships with other organisations to deliver value for money and other employment and training related activities and opportunities for our residents. You will also research and pilot new ways of engaging our residents in innovative pathways to employment and enterprise. 

About you

You need to be an excellent communicator and planner, be highly organised with good IT skills. You must have experience of working with unemployed people and be empathetic to their needs.  Networking and making partnerships must be easy. Are you results focussed and able to deliver real outcomes and benefits we can be proud of and can talk about? Can you turn your ideas into actions and opportunities?

Closing date: Friday 8 June 2018

For further information or to apply, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

Access to a car is essential for this role for which a car allowance will be paid

This role may be subject to a DBS check

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