(Ref: 012/20)

Starting salary: £24,300 pro rata

Permanent

Hours Per Week: 18.5

Job share will not be considered

Location: North Suffolk/South Suffolk – Operating across all our sites

Realise Futures CIC operates as a hybrid company combining commercial trade with personal & government funded public services. Our aim is to create opportunities for people to succeed in work, learning and life through three company divisions, Learning and Development, Employment and RF Works.

The Peer Information, Advice and Guidance role sits within the Learning & Development division which provides government funded, first rung learning opportunities to adults facing economic, educational and social disadvantage. The Peer contract is to support and provide Information, Advice and Guidance to individuals with learning disabilities and/ or autism as well as setting up Peer Groups.

As the first point of contact, the post holder will be responsible for providing IAG and signposting individuals with learning disabilities and or autism to appropriate services. The post holder will provide information, advice and guidance on welfare benefits, housing, social inclusion and community groups, courses and available learning support that help people make informed choices that meet their needs.

It is essential that the post holder has been working in a similar background. In addition, the post holder is required to fulfil a range of IAG and administrative duties that support the efficient delivery of the Peer Contract.

Closing date: 16/03/2020, with interviews being held on 24/03/2020 

When applying, please quote the Job Reference Number (as above)

For an informal discussion please contact Deb Gibson 07738 704737 deborah.gibson@realisefutures.org

Please click “Apply Now” & Fill in Our Online Application Form by Following the Below Link:

https://www.realisefutures.org/about-us/work-with-us/peer-support-information-advice-and-guidance-adviser-x-2

For a paper application pack please contact recruitment@realisefutures.org

Realise Futures is proud to be a mindful employer that offers a range of employee benefits including flexible working arrangements (where business needs allow), 25 days annual leave (in addition to recognised bank holidays) and an occupational pension scheme.

Realise Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. This post is subject to a DBS check.

Realise Futures CIC – a company operating across Suffolk and Essex combining commercial trade of products and services alongside work placements, employment and training opportunities.  The primary aim of the business is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are disadvantaged and/or disabled.  The company is organised in three divisions, Learning and Development, Employment and RF Works (six distinct Social Businesses).  Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential.  Realise Futures: Enhancing People’s Lives