Worcester, Worcestershire
£25,230 per year
Contract, Temporary, Contract to September 2022 Contract, Full-time
Job description

Worcester Community Trust is a partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium, Fusion. Fusion have been successful in securing funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme across the County. The project is currently in its fifth year and is planned to run until September 2022.


To take forward our success we are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach. You will work with Worcester Community Trust and the wider BBO team to provide employment support to participants.  The appointed person is required to work with people furthest from the labour market and support individuals through a tailored and creative action plan enabling people to reach their full potential.


The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own case load and recruit new participants to programme, have a positive attitude, and be an effective communicator with participants and external partners. The post holder will be required to hold, or be willing to work towards, an Information, Advice & Guidance qualification and understand the UK Welfare to Work Programme.


Dependent on the start date this will be a fixed term contract for a 17-month period. It will be funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund. This is a challenging post and will require you to be innovative. You will be part of a dedicated team that provides a high-quality service and that is committed to valuing and supporting the local community.


Due to the nature of this work, an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the successful applicant.


Essential criteria:

  • Educational level – NVQ 4/HNC in Information, Advice and Guidance, or willing to work towards
  • Experience of working with diverse participants to deliver employment services
  • Experience of keeping records for contract administration purposes


You will need to be highly motivated, committed to our values and an excellent communicator. In return we offer great working conditions including leave and pension arrangements.


For a full job description and an application form please contact Cathy in our HR team via email or visit our website. 


Deadline for receipt of completed applications is 9am on 15th March 2021

Interviews will be held on 22nd March 2021

Refreshed on: 05 March 2021
Closed date: 15 March 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Training

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