Employability Coach

21653.00 - 21653.00 GBP Annual + GBP21653/annum
07 Feb 2017
22 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client within the Welfare to work sector are looking for a Employability Coach to join an exceptional team of people with a remarkable passion to make a difference. Do you possess the values of passion, respect, professionalism, keeping promises, and openness, then this role could be right for you!

This is an outreach role, and will travel and meet the needs of the client group to help progress them to being job ready.

Main tasks and responsibilities
1.To effectively maintain a caseload of customers ensuring their attendance at regular one to one support sessions. Offer appropriate information, advice and guidance to help overcome their barriers to employment, including signposting to relevant support agencies and partners.
2.Devise and monitor the customer's job search plan and set SMART targets at each review stage.
3.Support the customer when in employment for up to 13 weeks and track their progress regularly.
4.Ensure that detailed participant records are maintained using the database and that hard copy documentation is held.
5.Deliver employability coaching and other relevant training as required.
6.Achieve job outcome targets to meet the overall contract target for employment. Ensure that job outcome evidence requirements are met to support any financial/performance claims made by BBO.
7.To account manage the long term relationships with employers and to create effective relationships with the local business community, public, community and voluntary sector organisations in order to secure job placements and employment opportunities
8.Provide support to employers who offer employment opportunities to our customers, ensuring that they are able to support employees with complex needs
9.To motivate customers, to ensure continual engagement and to ensure that customers are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to move into sustainable employment.
10.Attend team meetings within host organisations and share best practice and learning across host organisations and partners
11.To complete paperwork and to ensure that customers files are maintained in line with contractual and quality compliance requirements.
12.To conduct health and safety risk assessments in employment provider organisations and to ensure that providers are aware of their responsibilities to the customer in terms of health and safety and equal opportunities.
13.To update information on the BBO management information system as required by contractual and quality standards.
14. To adopt a coaching/motivational interviewing and an assets based approach when supporting customers
15.To maintain up-to-date knowledge of the local labour market and sector developments.

Other aims for the post
*Maintain up-to-date knowledge of issues, trends, policy developments and legislation relating to health, care, wellbeing and employment
*To take part in any training course relevant to the post.
*To work in accordance with the Diversity Policy.
*To work in accordance with the Health and Safety policy and associated procedures.
*Undertake any additional tasks as reasonably required by your line manager.
*To work within and promote the values, promises and policies and procedures laid down by BBO and be involved in the development and review of policies and procedures as required.
*To attend supervision and appraisal meetings as specified by the post holder's line manager and to take part in any training deemed relevant to the post.
*To promote the diversity strategy and policy in all aspects of service delivery.
*Any other duties as required by the partner or the Programme

These are the standard job terms however various flexible working options will be considered should they meet the needs of the business. Examples could include job share, part time, annualised hours, compressed hours, term time working, flexible shifts and home working. Let us know how we can best support you to achieve the right work/life balance.
If you need to receive this information and/ or apply in an alternative format, please contact Equal Approach by emailing or call (Apply online only) to discuss how we can help.
We encourage applications from all sections of the community, and particularly encourage veterans and disabled candidates to apply for our jobs.
If you are successful you may be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service check.

If you need to receive this information in an alternative format, please contact Equal Approach and we will take reasonable steps to arrange this for you.

Our client is an Equal Opportunities employer and we actively encourage candidate applications from all sections of the community.

The successful candidate may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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