Job Coach / Employment Support Adviser

networx Ltd
£24,093 per annum
02 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Coach / Employment Support Adviser

Mobile / remote working and Head Office

Fixed term until October 2018

Full Time - 37 hours per week

£24,093 per annum

Our client is delighted to be a key partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium who has been successful in securing £1 million of Lottery Building Better Opportunities (BBO) and European Social Investment Funding.

The project has been shaped by the Local Enterprise Partnership and the Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) to invest in local projects tackling the root cause of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.

As a Job Coach, your role will be to contribute to the development and delivery of the projects through providing an individualised support service to referred participants to those who are economically inactive or unemployed and assist them in accessing work, education and training. You will identify any barriers to employment and assist them to access individual grants to enable them to achieve the project outcomes. Keeping up to date with legislation and best practise on employment advice, welfare benefits and financial inclusion, you will collect job market information regarding job entry and skills requirements ensuring positive working relationships are maintained. Additionally you will produce statistical reports, case studies and data as required relating to the provision of BBO project outcomes.

The successful candidate will need to have an Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) qualification, preferred level 4, and a full, current driving licence and use of own vehicle.

You will have experience of delivering to a diverse range of participants with varying learning needs and levels as well as entry to employment programmes. With the ability to gather and report on financial and non-financial data, you will be a competent IT user and maintain occupational and professional competence at all times.

Enhanced disclosure and barring service check is required.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 14 August 2017.

Interviews: Wednesday 23 August 2017.

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