Careers Coach Opportunities BLUC41830

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
12 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers Coach Opportunities BLUC41830


Salary: £22,500

Fixed Term Contract until March 2018

Exciting opportunities are available working with our client. The External Funding team are in the process of expanding their contract portfolio, maximising opportunities across Yorkshire and Humber to secure funding from the European Structural and Investment Fund. 

To support the ongoing successful delivery of the External Funding provision they are currently looking to recruit Careers Coaches to join them. These posts will be offered on a fixed term basis, and are anticipated to be for 18 months’ duration, but this will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The roles will appeal to candidates who enjoy working in a rapidly changing sector and who enjoy being able to help shape the growth of a company; they are rewarding positions where you can contribute directly to the growth of the local economy by joining the Humber Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) project.

The role of a Careers Coach involves identifying and addressing learners’ individual needs, focusing on how they can make informed choices about careers and the possible employment routes available within the labour market. Providing 1-2-1 information, careers advice, guidance and support throughout the programme, you will assist in the delivery of a consistent and high quality range of supportive interventions.

As the successful candidate you will hold or be willing to work towards an NVQ Level 2 in Advice and Guidance. With a proven competence of delivering employment focused support and training and government funded programmes, you will have experience of motivating, coaching and developing learners.

With previous experience of working in a highly focussed, fast paced and customer based environment, you will have excellent time management skills and be able to communicate and motivate others. A flexible approach is required as you may need to work outside business hours when necessary.

Please refer to the full Job Description when completing your application.

Closing Date: Wednesday 26th October 2016.

Our client is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.  All colleagues are expected to contribute to the delivery of our safeguarding strategy and values.  In addition, this post requires the colleague to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.