Job Coach

Job Description

We have a fantastic new Job Coach opportunity, the right candidate will play a pivotal role in our clients mission, actively engaging with participants to build rapport and offer mentorship. As a Job Coach covering the West Midlands Region, you'll oversee a caseload of participants, guiding them towards employment goals by addressing their unique barriers. Your meticulous planning and organisational abilities will ensure they receive tailored support from various resources and providers, empowering them to navigate their journey into and through the workforce effectively.

Our client are a people centric organisation. They are dedicated to equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to advance their careers. Specialising in employment, apprenticeship, traineeship, and pre-employment training, they continually innovate to provide comprehensive support and foster social change.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive assessments with referred participants to gauge their readiness for employment and determine the level of support required.
  • Collaborate with participants to identify the most suitable training pathway, ensuring enrollment in appropriate courses.
  • Develop individualised Action Plans for each participant, regularly reviewing and updating them to include support options for progressing towards sustained employment.
  • Identify and address barriers such as household income, health and wellbeing, and caregiving responsibilities that may hinder progress towards employment.
  • Deliver intensive mentoring support for job search activities, tailored to the individual needs of participants through one-on-one sessions or group settings.
  • Utilise various methods, including newspapers, online searches, and direct employer outreach, to conduct effective job searches employing diverse sales strategies.
  • Facilitate access to workshops covering topics such as health and wellbeing, interview skills, workplace etiquette, and cold calling techniques.
  • Provide assistance in preparing for work experience opportunities and involvement in community-based programs.
  • Offer ongoing support to participants throughout their employment journey.
  • Ensure accurate completion and maintenance of all documentation within our database system.
Experience and Skills:
  • Hold an IAG Level 2 qualification
  • Understanding of the Employability and welfare sector 
  • Prior experience working in a similar position such as am Employment coach or Advisor
  • Caseload management experience with targets or job starts
  • Ability to generate opportunities for individuals to progress in
S Knights Recruitment are a specialist Employability and Skills recruitment agency. We recruit for Colleges and Training Providers across the UK.
Reference: RA4676
Salary: £27,000
Location: Walsall, Wolverhampton