Careers Coach

Recruiter
Learning Curve Group
Location
Sunderland
Salary
24000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Sep 2020
Closes
18 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
In this new role you will be working across our provision to provide careers advice to learners within our academies and employability provision. As a Careers Coach at Learning Curve Group you will provide a high level of careers education information, advice and guidance supporting learners with their choices regarding their career progression. You will set SMART career targets to support our learners to positive destinations and be responsible for destination and progression data in line with LCG KPIs.
Key Responsibilities and Duties

• Support learners throughout their learner journey to provide career advice and discuss progression opportunities into further education, employment or self employment
• Work with local employers to identify traineeship, apprenticeship or employment opportunities and support learners to progress
• To conduct, impartial, personal career guidance interviews with learners which challenge and support them to make informed, realistic and adaptable career decisions based on self and opportunity awareness, aspirations, motivation, confidence and approach to learning and which, if necessary, broaden their horizons
• To generate and maintain learner records electronically in support of personal guidance interviews, including a summary of agreed actions/action plan including the use of LCG online careers tool
• Support learners in CV development and job applications
• Develop progression routes to clearly show learners in specific job roles options available to help them to progress
• Carry out surveys and regular intervals to measure the impact of careers advise
• To assist, where relevant, with the monitoring, evaluation and reporting on the effectiveness of the career guidance programme in achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks and the Quality in Careers Standard
• To communicate with relevant external agencies and networks for the benefit of learners and the enhancement of the career guidance programme.
• To be responsible for destination and progression tracking and monitoring ensuring LCG KPIs are met
• Support the LCG bid team in providing case studies and information to enhance our tendering opportunities

You'll need these important qualities:

• Flexibility and adaptability
• The ability to manage your own caseload
• An empathetic, non-judgemental and ethical approach
• High level of communication and listening skills
• The ability to build a rapport with people
• The ability to work individually or as part of a team
• The capability to work under pressure
• Organisational skills, problem-solving and motivational skills

Essential Criteria
  • What personal qualities are required?
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willing to learn
  • Desire to succeed
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Qualifications and Experience
  • IT literate
  • Level 2 in English and maths
  • Careers IAG qualification at Level 3 or higher
  • Willing to undertake study at a higher level

Benefits

  • Holidays - 26 days + bank holidays
  • Pension - 5% from yourself, 3% from LCG
  • Healthcare and Tech scheme
  • Social events
  • Keeping in touch meetings
  • Amazing Headquarters
  • CPD

Equal Opporunities
LCG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity...... click apply for full job details