Work Coach

BBO WORK COACH

Would you like a chance to give something back to the local community? Do you want to make a difference to our organisation and the communities of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire?

If you do then read on ………..

Double Impact is a registered charity supporting recovery and community integration for people who have experienced problematic drug or alcohol use. We are currently working with Groundwork who are lead partner for the National Lottery Community Fund BBO Programme, Towards Work Strand. This exciting programme aims to combat the root causes of poverty, promote social inclusion, challenge long-term unemployment and empower socially excluded people. This project is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2023
Hours: 29.6 hours per week
Salary: £24,500 Full Time Equivalent £19,600 (for 29.6 hours) per annum
Location: Nottingham City

(MIX OF HOME AND OFFICE WORKING. TRAVEL WILL BE REQUIRED AROUND THE LOCAL AREA)

As a committed and motivated individual can you help us deliver the programme?

You will contribute to the overall success of the Building Better Opportunities Towards Work Programme within Nottinghamshire. Working directly with unemployed and economically inactive participants by effectively delivering a holistic, personalised support service, which empowers participants with the self-belief, skills, motivation and confidence to enable them to progress into employment, self-employment or further training/education.
You will facilitate a range of Employability and Personal Development Interventions, via 1:1 and group based learning and development sessions. Providing participants with comprehensive initial diagnostic assessments, plan and deliver their learning and development, evaluate and measure their progress and impart guidance, knowledge and mentoring. This is a pivotal role in helping individuals to overcome their fears and barriers and to develop their employability skills.

The successful candidate will have:
Previous experience of coaching, supporting and placing unemployed/ economically inactive people into employment, self-employment or FE/Training.
• Previous experience of effective case management of disadvantaged participants, including the delivery of 1:1’s, IAG, diagnostics, action planning, reviewing progress and implementing appropriate Employability & Job search techniques.
• The ability to negotiate and agree ‘SMART’ objectives with participants, experienced in giving constructive feedback and able to positively transform negative behaviours.
• Knowledge and understanding of the Local Labour Market, Sector Skills Gaps, local Employment & Skills provision, Specialist Support Networks, and Education and Training providers
• A proactive and forward thinking approach to work that is both positive, energetic and inspiring for participants on the programme.
• Excellent attention to detail with the ability to write detailed and progressive action plans and case notes.
• Excellent organisational skills.

If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Jayne Ball on 07517 910 058

A FULL APPLICATION PACK INCLUDING JOB DESCRIPTION CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE DOWNLOADS SECTION TO THE RIGHT OF THIS ADVERT


Double Impact embraces diversity and takes a pro-active approach to equality in services and employment. Registered Charity No. 1139865

Closing Date: 18 August 2022



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