Employment Liaison Officer

North of Tyne Working Homes is funded by the European Social Fund as part of the England 2014-2020 European Structural Investment Funds Programme

Employment Liaison Officer

Job type: Fixed term contract up to December 2021
                 Full time (37 hrs)

Salary: £25,223

Closing date: 27 June 2019

Location:  Ashington

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The North of Tyne Working Homes project is a unique partnership designed to support social housing tenants to move closer to or into employment.

As a partner Bernicia has an exciting opportunity for an Employment Liaison Officer to join the North of Tyne Working Homes project.

The role will provide and deliver intensive and tailored employment advice and support to help out of work social housing tenants in the North of Tyne area develop the skills and attributes needed to move from welfare benefits into work.

We’re looking for a person who is passionate about helping people to be the best they can and who has the ability to recognise and tackle the barriers that prevent people from fulfilling their potential in the labour market.

You will be an integral link between Bernicia tenants and employability provision, this may be referrals to North of Tyne Working Homes partners or direct one to one support.  The partnership offers a range of services across the North of Tyne region.

Whilst it would be great if you have experience in supporting workless people into employment, the main qualities we’re looking for is someone who has excellent customer service, interpersonal and technical skills that will deliver the people, process and compliance outcomes required by the project.

We’re in no doubt this is a challenging but exciting role, if you’re up for it and fit the bill we’d love to hear from you.

If you want to have a chat about the role please contact Jeannie McMillan:

Tel:  0191 238 3140 Email:  Jeannie.mcmillan@bernicia.com

Please note this is a fixed term contract up to December 2021.



We reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign earlier than the stated closing date should we receive a large number of applicants.

No agencies please.

The Group is fully committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and we particularly welcome applicants from groups who are currently under represented at Bernicia.



£25,223 per annum


Fixed Term - Full Time



Closing Date