SUN Progression Mentor – FEC Based
Full Time: 37 hours per week
Fixed Term to 31/7/19
Salary: £24,254 per annum
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, committed and proactive Mentor who has school or youth work experience, to join our Work Readiness team. We will recruit an ambitious individual who is passionate about encouraging aspiration and progression in our learners.
Working within the team, and alongside our Careers Advisor, the successful candidate will develop initiatives to encourage the engagement of identified learners in personal development linked activities. They will be responsible for the planning, delivering and reporting of activities both internally and externally. The post-holder will work with staff within Eastleigh College to raise the profile of SUN and NCOP and will work with colleagues to submit funding bids to develop their own SUN-funded, NCOP-focused projects
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working within an education environment or working with young people. You will be a graduate holding a degree level qualification. This role will involve you travelling to assess the suitability of and to set up work placements, to attend networking meetings and to work with partner agencies. It would be advantageous if the successful candidate already holds the IOSH certificate, or are prepared to work towards achieving it. It is vital that you hold a current full UK Driving Licence and have use of a car for business purposes.
Following a review of the recruitment process we are now requesting references prior to interview – please ensure when applying, you have provided the details of referees that cover the previous 5 years of employment and a character reference.