Building Better Opportunities Work Coach

FIXED TERM CONTRACT UNTIL 31.10.19
FULL TIME: 37 HOURS
SALARY: £22,765 PER ANNUM
LOCATION: NOTTINGHAM CITY CENTRE COVERING GREATER NOTTINGHAM
(TRAVEL AROUND THE CITY WILL BE REQUIRED)

You will contribute to the overall success of the BBO Towards Work Programme within Nottinghamshire. You will work directly with unemployed and economically inactive participants by effectively delivering a holistic, personalised support service, which empowers participants with the self-belief, skills, motivation and confidence to enable them to progress into employment, self-employment or further training/education. 

The successful candidate will facilitate a range of Employability and Personal Development Interventions, via 1:1 and group based learning and development sessions. You will provide participants with comprehensive Initial Diagnostic Assessments, plan and deliver their learning & development, evaluate and measure their progress and impart guidance, knowledge and mentoring. You will play a pivotal role in helping individuals to overcome their fears and barriers and to develop their employability skills.

The successful person will:

  • Ideally hold (or be working towards) a recognised Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) qualification (minimum of Level 3 or above) qualification
  • Previous experience of coaching, supporting and placing unemployed/ economically inactive people into employment, self-employment or FE/Training
  • Previous experience of effective case management of disadvantaged participants, including the delivery of 1:1's, IAG, diagnostics, action planning, reviewing progress and implementing appropriate Employability & Jobsearch techniques
  • Ability to negotiate and agree ‘SMART’ objectives with participants, experienced in giving constructive feedback and able to positively transform negative behaviours
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Local Labour Market, Sector Skills Gaps, local Employment & Skills provision, Specialist Support Networks, and Education & Training providers

 

To apply for this post, please download the application back below. Please read the Guidance Notes and the Disclosure Policy before filling out and returning the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to [email protected]. Alternatively, you can post your completed application pack marked for the attention of Lisa Emmerson to: Double Impact Services, 24 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DQ.

  

     

Closing Date: 12 Noon, 26th April 2018
Interview Date: Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

   

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