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In Work Employment Advisor

  • Full time
  • up to £29,837
  • On site: South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 30th June 2024

  • Advertised from 13th June 2024
  • Salary dependent on experience. 35 per week, Monday to Friday.
  • 28 days per annum plus 10 public holidays, 8% non-contributory pension, BUPA Cash plan, Flexi-time, Group Life Insurance.


Are you looking for an organisation where you can make a difference? Are you enthusiastic, self-motivated and have passion for helping unemployed people achieve their goals? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Who are we?

Routes to Work South are committed to working with partner agencies to deliver a flexible, accessible, client-centered service that will support local people who are unemployed to progress and sustain employment, support local employers, and link opportunity and need.

An award-winning company, RTWS are committed to alleviating poverty through delivery of a range of innovative employability and skills services. As an arm’s length external organisation, we have a key role in the delivery of services that support South Lanarkshire Council’s Employability Strategy.

For over 20 years the company has successfully tendered for a variety of welfare to work programmes, securing funding from several sources including Skills Development Scotland and the Department for Work and Pensions as well as grant funding from the Big Lottery and European Structural Funds, to support South Lanarkshire residents and businesses.

The company currently delivers the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Programme throughout South Lanarkshire and delivers services to young people and adults supported by Scottish Government’s No One Left Behind (NOLB) and the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).

What will the role involve?

As In Work Employment Advisor your role will be to establish and maintain excellent relationships with clients that have transitioned into employment following engagement in RTWS services, providing personalised support to ensure clients sustain and progress while in work. You will liaise directly with employers and partner organisations to ensure the client has access to the appropriate support to sustain existing work or alternatively seek alternative employment opportunities.

You will ensure clients in work are satisfied with their current employment situation, providing advice and guidance related to any employment issues, health, housing, or financial issues impacting sustainability. You will also undertake skills assessment to establish continuous professional development needs to ensure clients have access to relevant training and qualifications for career enhancement. The ideal candidate will be target driven, motivated, enthusiastic, an excellent communicator able to build strong relationships and meet KPI’s with experience in a similar role.

Application notes

If interested in joining RTWS, please submit your CV with a covering letter (applications without covering letter will not be considered) answering the following to

1. What motivated you to apply for the role? (Max 300 words)

2. What skills and experience can you bring to the role? (Max 300 words)

Applications close Sunday 30th June, any applications received after this will not be considered.

Please note RTWS are a Disability Confident Committed Employer, if you require amendments to the recruitment process, please contact us.