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Cardiff Council

Trainee Into Work Advisor (Welsh Essential)
Job Category: Finance/Revenues/Benefits, Customer Services, Apprentice/Trainee
Contract type: Temporary
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Housing & Communities
Salary: £18,065 - £19,171
Closing date: 27/09/2019

Please note that this scheme is only open to people who are not presently in permanent employment and have accessed one of the following employability services for support -Inspire to Work, Communities for Work, Communities for Work plus, Journeys to Work, Communities First (before March 2018). We will consider other employability programmes too on a case by case basis. If you are unsure which service may have supported you, please call Sam Gane on Tel: 02920 871071 or E-mail intoworkadviceservice@cardiff.gov.uk who will be able to advise you.

Cardiff Council is looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to train in all aspects of into work advice.
The training scheme will provide the trainee with a wide range of useful skills and experience of dealing with face to face, telephone and e mail.

There are no formal qualification or experience requirements however the successful applicant must have good communication and IT skills and the ability to adapt and learn quickly.

A positive and customer focused attitude is essential as is the ability to work to targets and deadlines.

Knowledge of other languages, in particular Arabic, Somali, Polish or Czech would be an advantage.

There are many different careers available within the council, offering good career progression opportunities and flexible working arrangements.  There is no guarantee of a job at the end of the training scheme; however those successfully completing the training will be given every assistance to apply for appropriate posts within the service.

For an informal discussion after reading the job description, please contact Sam Gane 02920 871071.

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

This post is temporary until 30th June 2022.

As a large public sector organisation, it is important to us that we support the economic wellbeing of our citizens and that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve.  Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from individuals:

•    aged under 25
•    not in employment, education or training
•    from our local communities including in particular those from the Cardiff BAME community

The successful applicants should be able to communicate effectively in Welsh to Level 4 - Advanced.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

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