Young Persons Coach

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Lancashire
Salary
20000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP22000/annum Plus benefits
Posted
10 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Function
HR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Inspiring people to realise their potential

Young Persons Coach

Liverpool

Competitive basic + benefits

Looking for a new challenge?

Do you have a passion for helping people? Want to make a difference to someone's life? Have you worked in the learning sector? Do you have Coaching experience? Then this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

What will the role involve?

Do you thrive on a challenge and are looking to make a positive contribution to your career, your colleagues and your clients. You will support a caseload of Young People towards their progression goals whilst achieving contractual outcome targets. You will coach and mentor customers to bring them closer to the job market while utilising your experience and knowledge to offer advice, guidance and direction to your customers.

Who are we?

learndirect is the UK's largest provider of skills, training and employment services. We've helped over 4 million people gain the skills they need for work, whether its qualifications in everyday subjects like mathematics and English, vocational qualifications and apprenticeships, or higher-level professional qualifications. learndirect has a mission to change lives. We work with more than 100,000 people and 4,000 businesses each year. We're also one of the leading providers of eAssessment services.

We're proud of our customer base which includes household names like McDonald's, Sainsbury's, Tesco's and Greggs to name a few. Trusted and credible with our Ofsted Grade 2, Investors in People Gold and Matrix accreditations, we have built our market-leading position through our application of technology for learning and assessment.

We can only consider applications that meet the below criteria.

You should have experience working in a coaching, information advice or guidance capacity along with experience in running creative workshops, particularly those around job search, employability skills, career development and confidence building. Experience in the employability or careers sector is also desirable but not essential. You need to be motivated and focused and enjoy the challenge of helping your customers find suitable work placements.

What's in it for me?

As an Investors in People Gold accredited company we pride ourselves in the career development our colleagues receive and we continuously strive to improve our ways of working. Everyone at learndirect plays a really important part in achieving our goals, so we think we can offer truly unique opportunities and valuable experiences. We aim to stay ahead of the latest technologies and invest heavily in the training of our staff in order to keep them at the forefront of the industry. Our goal is to be an Employer of Choice and the first company anyone thinks of when looking to enter the industry, or an experienced professional looking for a change.

We offer 5 weeks holiday with additional bank holidays and competitive pay. We also have standard benefits including contribution based pension, child care vouchers, cycle to work, staff discounts and much more.

As an Investors in People Gold accredited company we pride ourselves in the career development our colleagues receive and we continuously strive to improve our ways of working. Everyone at learndirect plays a really important part in achieving our goals, so we think we can offer truly unique opportunities and valuable experiences. We aim to stay ahead of the latest technologies and invest heavily in the training of our staff in order to keep them at the forefront of the industry. Our goal is to be an Employer of Choice and the first company anyone thinks of when looking to enter the industry, or an experienced professional looking for a change.

learndirect welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to diversity and recruiting to reflect the communities we serve. We expect all of learndirect's employees to comply with the Company's Equality & Diversity, Safeguarding and Health & Safety Policies and promote the policies to customers and employers with whom the Company works