National Business Advisor (Increase VS )

England, London
20 Oct 2020
03 Nov 2020
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Salary: London - £34,395 to £40,454/South East - £32,661 to £38,424/East,Mid,SW - £30,957 to £36,414 per annum

Job Location: Flexible

Hours: 36 per week

Contract Type: Secondment/Fixed Term Contract ending 31st December 2022

Are you passionate about helping people transform their lives by supporting communities into self-employment, employment and training?

This is an exciting opportunity where you will be responsible for developing a national business start up and self-employment training and support offer to a quality provision that will enhance the lives of our residents to access training, self-employment and employment opportunities.. You will also work on an innovative East regional partnership Employability Programme; Increase VS. The programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

We are looking for an exceptional Business Advisor/Mentor to be based Nationally on a 1 year fixed term contract with a potential of further extension. This is a busy role where you'll provide information and advice to customers on issues facing them in order to help them make decisions concerning their futures. You'll do this by establishing strong relationships with customers to gain trust and help them plan their futures. You'll develop actions plans and set goals with customers and monitor and record progress along the way.

Your other main duties will include:

  • Provide customers requiring business start-up support with advice and guidance to assist them to successfully set up and commence trading and offer on-going mentoring support to go on to maintain their own sustainable business
  • Use a variety of techniques to deliver virtual Business Start Up training to supporting customers' in their Business Start Up.
  • Attend and report on meetings as required; these may be occasional weekends or evenings.
  • Conduct research to analyse the market trends and the support available for Business Start Ups

To be successful in the role you'll possess (or be working towards) a Level 4 Advice & Guidance or equivalent qualification. You'll have a thorough understanding of the business support landscape and the ability to advise new businesses on options available.You'll have excellent mentoring and coaching skills and have an organised and methodical approach to your work.

A flexible approach to work and the ability to carry our occasional weekend and evening work is vital to the success of this role. In return we offer you a competitive salary and generous benefits package in a supportive environment, with plenty of scope for your career advancement and salary progression.

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: 3rd November at midnight

For further details on this vacancy please click 'apply'.

You can download the role profile here - National Business Advisor/Mentor

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

This post is subject to Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.

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