Skills and Progression Coach

  • Job Reference: RA66
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Recruiter: S Knights Recruitment LTD
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  • Location: Walsall, West Midlands
  • Salary: £25,000 to £29,999
  • Sector: Assessor / Skills Coach, Employment Coach, Tutor / Trainer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Reference: RA66

S Knights Recruitment are a specialist Employability & Skills Recruitment Agency. We recruit for Colleges and Training Providers across the UK.

We at S Knights Recruitment are proud to be recruiting for a Skills and Progression Coach.
This will be based central Walsall or Central Birmingham with a schedule of Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Our client are looking for an experienced employment advisors or work coaches with a background in the Welfare to work sector, specifically working on the Restart contract supporting the unemployed into sustainable employment.
They are a not-for-profit organisation who have a mission to change peoples lives for the better by providing them with array of opportunities no matter their circumstances. 

Role and Responsibilities:
*The Skills and Progression Coach will be responsible for the following:
*Breaking down barriers of long-term or short-term unemployed participants from the Job centres
*Supporting referrals with information, advise and guidance into sustainable job outcomes
*Setting up action plans to help people back into employment
*Managing a caseload of 65 participants and working towards targets based on monthly job placements
*Arranging 1 to 1 meetings with referrals for further support in their progression

Experience and Skills:
The Skills and Progression Coach will require the following experience:
*Knowledge of the Welfare to work sector
*Experience working on a Welfare to work contract such as Kickstart, JETS, Work and Health programme but ideally Restart 
*Experience working in a target-driven environment with targets on 3 to 4 placements per month 
*Experience supporting people with barriers such as mental health, disability, basic skills etc

Apply now for the Skills and Progression Coach role!