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JETS Employment Coach - Blackburn

North WestFixed Term Contract
£24,900 – £27,825

We are looking for 13 Employment Coaches to join our team in the North West region!

At Ingeus, our passion is enabling better lives.  Join us as an Employment Coach and be proud of playing your part in the COVID recovery. 

We support Government and local organisations, working together to ensure our participants obtain sustainable employment.

As an Employment Coach, you will be focused on providing employment support to individuals impacted by the pandemic. You will encourage, support, and empower participants through their journey towards employment.

Am I suited to being an Employment Coach?

Experience in Employment Services is not a must, but if you’re already working in the industry, or have before, we welcome you to join the Ingeus team. We know you’ll get off to a flying start!

We also welcome people who have worked previously as retail or store managers, travel or sales consultants, telemarketers, recruitment/HR consultants or hospitality managers - jobs that rely on great service and achieving targets. If you've done one of these types of work before, then you may have skills that would suit and as we provide full training, we'll help you pivot your skills into a new career as an Employment Coach.

A typical week will involve delivering engaging virtual services, utilising our specialist systems and applications and ...

  • Building relationships with employers and community organisations
  • Actively marketing your job seekers to potential employers
  • Helping job seekers identify their skills, abilities and suitable roles
  • Increasing job seekers’ capacity for employment (through training, referral to counselling or other support services, coaching in job search skills)
  • Creating and implementing a clear pathway to employment for job seekers through Job Plans
  • Utilising your IT and organisational skills to effectively guide and manage our job seekers journey.

The Programme

This role is part of our new Department for Work and Pensions Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) contract. This contract is designed to help our North West residents who have been unemployed and in receipt of benefits for at least 13 weeks, to find sustained work.

We work with a range of people throughout including our dedicated Employer Account Managers, Employability Professionals, Group Facilitators and local community organisations to create a support package to help our participants find the right job.

Why join us

Ingeus is a forward thinking, collaborative, values-based organisation and you will join a team that thrives on making a difference.

Our aim is to give local people the knowledge and independence to create better lives for themselves and their communities through employment. We have a commitment to delivering quality interventions which means we support your continuous development. You will also have access to our bespoke online learning and career development platform.

Start date: 1st February 2020

Job no:
492273

Applications close:

Interested?

If so, please submit your CV. We look forward to receiving your application.

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