Job Coach - Building Better Opportunities

Kidderminster, Worcestershire
17 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Coach - Building Better Opportunities


Up to £26,260 per annum

39 Hours per week

Up to 24-month contract (depending on start date)

Fusion is an innovative Worcestershire consortium who have been successful in securing additional funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund to continue the delivery of the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme across the County.

To support this success, our client is seeking an experienced, motivated, and enthusiastic person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach. You will work to provide employment support to BBO participants.

Working with people furthest from the labour market; you will hold information, advice & guidance qualifications, understand the UK Welfare to Work Programme and be able to motivate and mentor participants who are facing social and economic barriers into sustained employment. You will also be required to increase the number of employment opportunities with potential employers and negotiate with them to offer work experience and interview opportunities for participants. Success will be measured in part, by the number of participants you help secure sustained employment.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own caseload, have a positive attitude and be an effective communicator with participants, external partners and local employers.

The local BBO programme has been shaped by the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, and the National Lottery Community Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) (Apply online only) to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth. The project is currently in its third year and has recently received notification of a contract extension due to its success to date.

This post is an up to 24-month fixed term contract depending on start date and will be funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and European Social 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 an organisation that is committed to valuing and supporting its employees and the local community.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for successful applicants

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