Job Details - Community Employment Mentor - Neath

Community Employment Mentor - Neath

Ref: HRA16047/7774

Salary: £24,491 - £27,041 per annum
Closing Date: 12:00, 03 December 2020

The role of the Community Employment Mentor is to provide intensive one to one mentoring to participants to help them identify and take practical steps to overcome barriers preventing them taking up identified training and employment. You will support a caseload of participants identified as being eligible to receive services under the programme, developing and implementing their action plans, addressing barriers to employment, developing employability skills and securing employment whilst actively promoting the services of the programme to a wide range of stakeholders. You will provide support for participants who fall outside the currently tightly defined geographical boundaries and eligibility criteria of Communities for Work. You will provide a flexible, high quality service, working in partnership with Communities for Work, and will be expected to work as part of an integrated team.

The post requires 4 GCSE’s grade A to C or above, including English Language and Mathematics, or a qualification of a comparable level (eg. Intermediate GNVQ Level 2, BTEC First Certificate, NVQ Level 2).

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Neath Port Talbot Council offers a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

For an informal discussion, please contact Alison Kirkhouse on 07800959166 e mail

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Employment Support Team by e-mail at or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Welsh: Not Required

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on

Contract:FIXED TERM CONTRACT Fixed Term until March 2021(with the possibility of extension should funding be available)
Location:THE QUAYS