Employment and Skills Coach
£ 25,948 - 27,313 per year Contract - Full time (12 months) 36.25 hours per week
Employment and Skills Coach
Location: Norwich
Salary:  £25,948 – 27,313
Hours:  36.25 hours
12 month FTC – Maternity cover

The Opportunity
We have a fantastic opening  for an Employment & Skills Coach to join our Tenancy Sustainment Team at Orbit in Norwich. This is a great opportunity to assist individuals from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances to find work or additional training.

As an Employment & Skills Coach you will work with local partners and stakeholders to source employment opportunities for the local community. We are seeking an innovative and analytical person to come up with pioneering and exciting ideas to engage and motivate individuals to increase interest into employment and training.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in Coaching and working with jobseekers, helping them into employment, training or volunteering/work opportunities.  You will need to demonstrate experience of managing case loads of people and appropriately managing their expectations and ensuring that they are given a first rate advisory service. You will be expected to continually support and provide aftercare once their assignment or training starts.

You will have experience of working with vulnerable individuals on a one-to-one basis; you will be patient, understanding and above all dedicated to assisting individuals from an array of backgrounds and circumstances. You will be used to working to targets and KPI’s and be able to manage your time effectively.
Good knowledge of the area, local labour markets and other orgaisations would also be desired for this role.

The hours will be Monday to Friday covering core hours totaling 36.25 hours per week. Candidates will be expected to be flexible and work some unsociable hours when required. A full UK licence and access to a vehicle with business insurance is also essential to fulfill the requirements of this post.

Why apply?
We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 27 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.
How to apply
To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need.  If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Laura Maxey at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7880

Applications need to consist of your CV and a Supporting Statement covering how you meet the key skills and criteria for the role.

We are one of the UK’s leading housing groups providing high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East.
We are a developing housing association that owns and manages 42,000 homes and builds 2,000 new homes every year.
Our customers are at the centre of everything we do. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish.
We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.
We empower our employees and enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions by giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work and in life.
We are Orbit.
Sector: Property and Housing
Education: N/A
Driving License: Not Required
Extra info:
Employment and Skills Coach May 2018.pdf

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