Education, Employment and Training Adviser

Full Time
Salary: £28.00 per hour
Location: Islington, London
Sectors:Professional Services

Education, Employment and Training Adviser
Start date: ASAP

AKTON Recruitment is working closely with the local authorities. 3 - 6 months contract.

To provide intensive and aspirational employment support to vulnerable young people aged 18-25 who are unemployed, including care leavers, young people with experience of the youth justice system, and those with no other contact with targeted council services.

Use a personalised and holistic one-to-one mentoring and coaching approach to help them gain suitable jobs including apprenticeships. Engage vulnerable young people with a programme of bespoke support, work experience and skills activities.

To support the wider work of the service in improving outcomes for vulnerable groups and residents who face additional barriers to employment.

Post holder will be working from the Youth Employment Hub at Corker Walk.


  • Coaching or information, advice and guidance (IAG) qualification (preferable)


  • Substantial experience and strong track record of working with vulnerable young people aged 18-25 to support their career development and employment, education and training outcomes
  • Experience of job coaching or mentoring
  • Experience of working with employers to enhance employment opportunities for young people leading to positive outcomes