BBO Work Coach

Derby College
£25,755 - £25,755 Per Year, per annum
22 Sep 2022 05:09
21 Oct 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Assessor / Trainer
Logistics / Transport, Sport / Physical Education
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

BBO Work Coach

0.5 part time post (18.5 hours per week) - £25,755 per annum pro rata which will be working with participants in Derby City & South Derbyshire (focussing on the Swadlincote area). This is a community-based post but with a base at our Roundhouse Campus. The programme was extended earlier this year and the successful candidate will have a fixed term contract until 31 st March 2023.

Driving and own transport is essential for this role.

You will contribute to the overall success of the BBO Towards Work Programme within Derby City. You will work directly with unemployed and economically inactive participants by effectively delivering a holistic, personalised support service, which empowers participants with the self-belief, skills, motivation, and confidence to enable them to progress into employment, self-employment, or further training/education.

The successful candidate will facilitate a range of Employability and Personal Development Interventions, via 1:1 and group-based learning and development sessions. You will provide participants with comprehensive Initial Diagnostic Assessments, plan and deliver their learning & development, evaluate, and measure their progress and impart guidance, knowledge, and mentoring. You will play a pivotal role in helping individuals to overcome their fears and barriers and to develop their employability skills.

The successful person will have:
  • Hold (or be willing to work towards) a recognised Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) qualification (minimum of Level 3 or above)
  • Previous experience of coaching, supporting, and placing unemployed/ economically inactive people with multiple & complex needs into employment, self-employment, or FE/Training
  • Previous experience of effective case management of disadvantaged participants, including the delivery of 1:1's, IAG, diagnostics, action planning, reviewing progress and implementing appropriate Employability & Jobsearch techniques
  • Ability to negotiate and agree 'SMART' objectives with participants, experienced in giving constructive feedback and able to positively transform negative behaviours
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Local Labour Market, Sector Skills Gaps, local Employment & Skills provision, Specialist Support Networks, and Education & Training providers

For other essential requirements please refer to the job description below.

Job Description