Employment Coach

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Employment Related Services

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  • Salary:

    Up to £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Clydesdale

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months FTC

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Employment Coach ( 2 positions available)
£ 24000
Contract 12 months
Full time hours Monday to Friday

Are you an Employment Coach looking to make a real difference to people's lives ?
If you are passionate about supporting people and have experience working in a community based role then this role would be perfect for you

My client is a provider based in Birmingham delivering the Connecting Communites programme

You will be embedded in the local community, you will be delivering intensive work focused pre-employment, employment progression and appropriate post-employment support.
You will work intensively with a maximum caseload of 50 customers, meeting and exceeding performance targets for referrals, employer engagement, job starts and sustainment, in compliance with contractual guidelines and quality procedures

The role will be predominantly based in the Shard End region of Birmingham

You will :

  • Build relationships with local stakeholders to generate referrals and create a collaborative working partnerships in the geographical area

  • Support customer to understand their skills, aspirations and produce an Action Plan to successfully gain sustainable employment or gain progression within employment

  • Assisting customers to understand their benefits through the delivery or sign posting for In Work Benefit calculations

  • Focus on rapid job search with the customer, whilst utilising local support networks to help them overcome their barriers to employment

You will have the following qualities :

Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt to a wide range of communication and learning styles

  • High level of optimism, initiative and effective interpersonal skills in order to engage effectively with customers
  • Influencing skills that promote commitment and action
  • Strong team player with a positive and flexible approach to both work and colleagues
  • Creative problem solving skills and a positive approach to challenging and overcoming limiting beliefs
  • Ability to plan and organise workload to meet required targets and deadlines
  • Experience of people development on a one to one basis

If this role sounds of interest then please send your cv to Lesley Clydesdale for a confidential conversation