Job Coach – Building Better Opportunities (BBO) / Community Employment Advisor

Evesham, Worcestershire
£24,528 per annum
31 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Coach – Building Better Opportunities (BBO) / Community Employment Advisor 
Evesham, Worcestershire - Mobile / remote working and Head Office
£24,528 per annum
37 hours per week

1 x Fixed term contract until March 2022.
1 x Fixed term contract 2 years from start date.

Our client is delighted to be a key partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium who has been successful in securing £6 million of Lottery Building Better Opportunities (BBO) and European Social Investment Funding – Building Better Opportunities.

Worcestershire’s Building Better Opportunities project has been shaped by the Local Enterprise Partnership and The National Lottery Community Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.

The role will contribute to the development and delivery of BBO project. This includes working to an agreed BBO programme management and reporting targets and achieving BBO outcomes and results. The BBO project aims to promote social inclusion and combat poverty through providing support to those who are economically inactive or unemployed. The project is led by the Vestia Community Trust working with partners across Worcestershire.

To take forward our clients success they are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach. You will work with Vestia and the wider Building Better Opportunities team to provide employment support to Building Better Opportunities participants.

As a Job Coach, your role will be to contribute to the development and delivery of the BBO projects through providing individualised support to those furthest from the labour market facing social and economic barriers who are economically inactive or unemployed and assist them in accessing work, education and training. You will identify any barriers to employment and assist them to access individual grants to enable them to achieve the project outcomes. Keeping up to date with legislation and best practice on employment advice, welfare benefits and financial inclusion, you will collect job market information regarding job entry and skills requirements ensuring positive working relationships are maintained. Additionally, you will produce statistical reports, case studies and data as required relating to the provision of BBO project outcomes.

The successful candidate will need to have an Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) qualification, preferred level 4, a full, current driving licence and use of own vehicle.

You will have experience of delivering to a diverse range of participants with varying learning needs and levels as well as entry to employment programmes. With the ability to gather and report on financial and non-financial data, you will be a competent IT user and maintain occupational and professional competence at all times.

Enhanced disclosure and barring service check is required.

**This will be funded by European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 19 August 2019


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