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Talent Management Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About Us

Work Match, Richmond and Wandsworth council’s jobs and skills brokerage is recruiting for A Talent Management Officer to add further resource to an already successful employment delivery team.

The Role

The primary purpose of this position is to effectively engage with a wide range of Wandsworth residents who have registered with the councils Work Match service. To assess the work readiness of these residents and enable them to access appropriate employment support or training. To Manage a talent pool of work ready Wandsworth residents and liaise with Work Match colleagues to ensure these residents can be placed into local job openings.

The post holder will also work closely with Work Match’s Partnerships and Commissioning team to ensure training delivered is resident responsive and demand led, based on evidence gathered from the local area.

This role is key to our delivery of UKSPF funded provision for Wandsworth residents, engaging with people that are economically inactive or unemployed, focussed on developing employability skills and to secure well paid work in the local area. As part of our Housing Employment Team, the Talent Management Officer is key to providing employment support to residents that we engage within our communities. 

About you

You will be an ambitious self-starter, ready to take on the challenge of joining a successful job brokerage service for talented residents of Wandsworth. Your employability and employment support skills will deliver a high-quality resident focussed employment support and resourcing service by engaging with local people.

The ideal candidate will be able to deliver high quality advice and guidance, CV preparation, job readiness preparation and be able to successfully match local people to jobs created in the associated boroughs that Work Match operates. The post holder will also work closely with key stakeholders to identify suitable training provision for residents whilst managing a diverse caseload of local businesses and residents. 

This is an exciting time to join Work Match and help in the continued delivery of high-quality business engagement activity and to help residents to realise their potential and raise their aspirations to enter the local labour market. 

Richmond and Wandsworth councils

We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, compressed, job shares and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. 

Please note, this job role is a fixed term position with funding until March 2025

Indicative Recruitment Timeline (dates subject to change)

Closing Date: 1st October 2023

Shortlisting Date(s): W/C 2nd October 2023

Interview Date(s):  W/C 9th October 2023 TBC

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Useful Information: 

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. 

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. This is an anonymised campaign.

Important Information: Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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