RFEA – Specialist Employment Consultant (Tidworth)



 Tidworth, Hampshire
 £26,000 – £27,500 per annum
 Permanent, full-time
RFEA are looking for a highly motivated Consultant to support wounded and injured Service personnel into civilian employment. Working on behalf of the Career Transition Partnership (CTP). Based in Tidworth, the successful applicant will have a track record of supporting individuals with complex needs and a good understanding of the challenges facing those leaving the Armed Forces. The applicant will have a strong customer focus and be capable of working independently to targets and deadlines.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Deliver specialist vocational case-working support to allocated CTP (Assist) clients in order that they achieve their Preferred Vocational Outcomes (PVOs).
  • Provide effective CTP (Assist) case working support using the CTP (Assist) CCMP.
  • As a member of the Personnel Recovery Unit (PRU) CTP (Assist) casework handling team, work with Personnel Recovery Officers (PROs) to deliver the employment aspects of CTP (Assist) Individual Recovery Plans (IRPs).
  • Act as the CTP (Assist) Subject Matter Expert (SME) to PRU staff.
  • Provide career, employment advice and guidance to allocated CTP (Assist) clients in accordance with their IRPs and Vocational Assessment (VA) provided under CTP.
  • Coordinate CTP (Assist) client access to training opportunities, supporting their applications for additional training grants as necessary.
  • Provide an employment brokerage service to ensure that allocated CTP (Assist) obtain appropriate work experience placements, work based training and employment in accordance with their IRPs.
  • Ensure all CTP (Assist) employment, training and vocational opportunities sourced are fed into the affiliated regional Employer Relationship Manager (ERM), thus ensuring a joined up and integrated CTP employer engagement approach.
  • Identify and source suitable Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) specific employment, work based training and work experience opportunities within the PRU geographical area.
  • Identify and subsequently engage with Training and Adult Education providers to identify opportunities that meet clients’ requirements in accordance with IRPs.
  • As required, provide in work support to ensure client vocational outcomes are sustainable.
  • Monitor successful employment placement success for CTP (Assist) clients as a key component of overall outcomes.
  • When required and appropriate, co-ordinate, liaise and provide client focussed employment support to the affiliated CTP Regional Resettlement Centre (RRC) & Career Consultants (CCs); CTP Future Horizon’s Employment Advisor(s) and RFEA Ex-Forces Employment Advisors (Veterans).
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity in all interactions with the CTP BMS (ADAPT), RightJob and the CTP (Assist) portal, ensuring timely recording of all client and employer engagement activity.
  • Co-ordinate employment and vocational aspects of the recovery process with other supporting military charities.

A highly competitive salary package of between £26,000 and £27,500 per annum based on experience. Job satisfaction is guaranteed.

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