Job Coach

18000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + Plus benefits
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Inspiring people to realise their potential

Job Coach

Fixed term for 6 months

Competitive basic + benefits

Looking for a new challenge?

Do you have a passion for helping 18-24 year olds? Want to make a difference to someone's life? Interested in the learning sector? 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 you career, your colleagues and your clients. You will support a caseload of customers to gain sustainable employment and achieve contractual job 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.

This role will be working on the Sheffield Ambition programme which is a specifically designed 12 week programme that provides wrap around support for young people helping them progress towards the workplace. You will be responsible for working with these customers to understand their barriers and develop a personal customer journey for them accessing the wide variety of training and support service learndirect provide.

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.

Some key skills that we are looking for?

Experience working in a coaching, information, advice and guidance capacity
Experience running creative workshops, particularly those around job search, employability skills, career development and confidence building
Experience in the employability or careers sector is desirable
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 off 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 you standard benefits including contribution based pension, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, staff discounts and much more.

learndirect welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to diversity and recruiting to reflect the communities we serve

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