Training and Work Mentor

Chester, Cheshire
up to £25,617 (DoE)
10 Aug 2018
29 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Education, Training and Work Mentor (Cheshire West- Main base of work Chester) 

Salary: up to £25,617 (DoE) 

Funded until 31.08.19 - With the possibility to extend role to other Career Connect opportunities.

Building Better Opportunities multi-agency Big Lottery Fund / ESF funded programme, ‘New Leaf’ is an innovative project, targeting individuals furthest away from the labour market in the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area, to help them in their journey towards employment.

Led by Warrington-based Golden Gates Housing Trust, working in partnership with 30 other organisations, New Leaf will support 2,800 individuals over a three year period, providing a tailored service, giving individual support and direction.

The New Leaf mentor will hold a caseload of participants and work with these individuals to determine their learning or employment goals. The cohort of participants will be ex-offenders who wish to move away from offending into positive learning and employment. This involves working with partner organisations to refer participants to training and learning opportunities.  The mentor will record these successful outcomes on a database.  Some travel across Cheshire and Warrington may be required. 
We are seeking applicants with a genuine commitment to helping people to progress into education training and employment.  If you feel that you do possess the essential skills outlined in the Person Specification, then we would welcome your application. 

Closing Date: 12:00 noon on  Wednsday 29th August.   

Key dates Closing Date for applications on 24th August, candidates notified on 27th August and Interviews will be W/C 27th  August.
This position is fully/partly funded through Building Better Opportunities Big Lottery & the European Social Fund.   

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