Job Title: Employment & Skills Coach

Department: Employability

Responsible to: Employability Performance Manager

Location: East Midlands

Salary: 22k-24k

Job Purpose:

To provide employment support and tailored training to all learners accessing the DBC training centre. Creating new delivery modules and courses to address the local needs of employers and learners. Providing senior support to Employment and Skills coaches, whilst supporting towards company targets alongside Employability performance manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development and effective promotion of independent learning resources and flexible learning strategies to meet learning aims 

  • Produce quality approved schemes of work, session plans and delivery resources as required for class room led sector and employer led courses 

  • Delivery of quality facilitation, teaching, learning and assessment that encourages and motivates learners to remain on provision 

  • To develop new course material to meet the needs of the learners and local labour market 

  • To support learners one to one with their employability needs 

  • To provide confidential and impartial information, advice and guidance on employment and learning opportunities 

  • To manage own caseload to ensure contractual targets are met 

  • To ensure learner files meets contractual compliance 

  • Enrol learners for any required external exams 

  • Invigilate learners exams/tests 

  • Maintain awarding bodies records 

  • Ensure learners have access to up to date job vacancies 

  • Intensive support for learners with all jobsearch activity 

  • Job match learners to suitable vacancies and placements and liaise with Employer Engagement Team/Job Brokers 

  • To carry out learner reviews at milestones 

  • Ensure success stories are prepared, circulated and displayed 

  • Maintain own CPD logs 

  • To carry out any other duties as required

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications required:

  • AET/ PTLLS qualified 

  • Group delivery 

  • Experienced in preparing session plans 

  • Knowledge of welfare to work sector 

  • ECDL or equivalent 

  • Knowledge of the local labour market 

  • Working with minimal supervision 

  • Able to motivate and inspire learners 

  • Good communication skills 

  • Experience of working to targets 

  • Experience of job matching clients