Croydon, Greater London

£23,000 - £28,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time


Job Description

We are specifically looking for an experienced Employment Coach. The role will involve developing our post 16 employability programme and the implementation and running of our mentoring in-house and externally, as well as to teach and run workshops/sessions for young people that are relevant, engaging, and related to work preparation, and employability. The role is suited for someone who is comfortable, but also has a strong background in mentoring challenging young people to achieve positive destinations. 

Employment Coach
Location: Croydon CR0 2XX
£23,000 – 28,000
Work Hours: 9am to 5pm - Full Time position

The Write Time has quickly established itself as a leading specialist mentoring and education organisation working with vulnerable people of all ages to ensure each person referred to our services achieves their full potential in both an educational and personal sense, with the use of Choice Theory. The Write Time has multiple facets to the business. The organisation has a small independent school arm that was recently commended by Ofsted for its quality of provision for the wellbeing of young people. We also run a Traineeship programme for young people aged 16-24, helping them to get into education, employment or training. In the past, we have worked with over 1000 students across 12 schools in 7 boroughs. The Write Time is now also developing an employment programme that will support young people into apprenticeships. 

Do you have what it takes to join The Write Time and contribute to giving Young People a future?

Some main duties include:

  • Take the lead in supporting young people through an ongoing one-to-one or group relationship. Serve as a positive role model.
  • Work alongside the Line Manager in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the service provision in line with our contracts.
  • Identifying growing employment sectors and potential employers.
  • Maintain contact and dialogue with these employers and responding to their concerns.
  • Match and refer job ready applicants to employer vacancies.
  • Create an online apprenticeship application system by having employers and training provider’s information available to our young people.

In order to apply for this, post you will need: -

  • A minimum of a Level 2 qualification/Grade C in English Language & Mathematics
  • To be IAG qualified level 4 and experienced substantially with mentoring and mentoring-based paperwork
  • Experience in working with employees
  • To be experienced and talented working with challenging young people and adults from a variety of backgrounds, and to have a track record of success in engaging this client group to achieve positive destinations
  • To be a strong user of ICT-based software including MacOS 
  • To be a competent coordinator and motivator 
  • To be dynamic, creative, energetic, positive, and willing to communicate ideas appropriately  

Closing date: 10am, Friday 31st May 2019
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 3rd June 2019

To Apply and for More Information:

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Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

No agencies please.