Tutor - employability

To £24,000 plus benefits
09 Nov 2016
03 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Inspiring people to realise their potential

Tutors - employability

Bristol and Bath

To ??22,400 plus benefits

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 qualifications in everyday subjects like mathematics, English and IT, vocational qualifications and apprenticeships, or higher-level professional qualifications. We're one of the leading employment services providers, changing the lives of job seekers across the country by helping them get into work.

What will the role involve?

In this role you will support customers to gain employability skills to enable their progression towards employment. You will deliver a combination of skills training, structured job focused training programs, workshops and supported job search. You'll need to be flexible in terms of working arrangements, as this role will cover a number of centres across Gloucestershire.

Some of the main accountabilities will include:
???Delivery of tailored programmes to enable learners to move closer to sustainable employment.
???Differentiation of training delivery to ensure the learning needs of customers are met.
???Work with the team of coaches and employers to develop sector focused programs leading where possible to guaranteed interviews and sustained job entries.
???Carry out assessments on the job readiness and skills levels of customers to enable tailored training and support to be offered.
???Deliver high quality differentiated training which meets Ofsted and audit requirements.
???Deliver structured training programs and workshops designed to improve the employability skills of customers.
???Assist customers in the preparation and updating of CVs and self-marketing material.
???Coach and support customers through job search techniques.
???Provide customers with impartial information, advice and guidance to help them make informed decisions about which option they may wish to undertake
???Ensure customers records are maintained and kept up-to-date.
???Ensure that contractual requirements are being met.
???Achieve agreed individual and team targets in relation to starts, attendance, retention, appropriate and timely achievement and learner progression.
???Liaise with referral bodies and other departments to assist in monitoring and processing of customer details and information.
???Liaise with sub-contractor and delivery partners to ensure customers obtain the best possible opportunities and service.
???Attend and assist in out of office hours marketing events as appropriate.
???Contribute to the sharing of good practice and support continuous improvement
???Promote a positive image of the Company and all of the services it delivers.
???Actively contribute to the maintenance of a professional and welcoming environment.
???Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
???Be prepared to work across centres and locations as required.

What skills, experience, and qualifications are we looking for?

Your application must be able to demonstrate
???Experience working in a teaching and learning environment - supported by a qualification such as PTTLs
???Experience running creative workshops, particularly those around job search, employability skills, career development and confidence building
???The ability to work in a target orientated environment and achieve required measures of success and quality
???Experience in the delivery and assessment of accredited qualifications in the field of employability, vocational training and career development
???Mathematics and English qualifications at Level 2 or above
???A formal assessing qualification such as an A1 or TAQA would be useful
???The ability and confidence to identify and challenge inappropriate and extremist views and ideas

What's in it for you?

We pride ourselves in the career training and 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.

All colleagues enjoy a flexible benefits package that can be shaped according to individual needs. This includes holiday entitlement that starts at 25 days per year plus bank holidays (with the option of buying additional leave), pension and health care plans, childcare voucher and season ticket loan schemes; and a variety of other lifestyle discounts

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