Life Skills Coach - Refuge

Recruiter
Advancing People
Location
Bedford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1213637122
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Advancing People are working closely with a National Charity who are looking to appoint a permanent Life Skills Coach (refuge) to be based in-between two sites in North and South Bedfordshire.

This rarely available role will involve working 30 hours per week over 4 or 5 days per week (Monday - Friday), travelling between sites within the Bedford area.

You must have access to your own vehicle as this role will involve regular travel.

Working with a variety of clients you will be working within projects in order to coach clients to effectively
parent and to lead their lives independently, whilst coaching and developing their employability skills.

This varied and hands on permanent role will involve dealing with vulnerable clients, you will be an essential part of their rehabilitation as an individual and parent, repairing and developing relationships and their wellbeing that may have been affected, as a result of domestic abuse.

After conducting initial individual assessments at the beginning of each programme you will agree bespoke aims for clients, how these will be achieved and recorded moving forward.

You will be delivering regular training and workshops based on the skills needed in order to resettle independently in the community; this can be focused on anything from managing finances to cooking and personal wellbeing.

This is a vital role for my client; you can really make a difference to their clients.

To be considered for this role you will need to have experience of the following:
  • Planning and organising training, activities and programs for vulnerable people
  • Working with families and individuals impacted by domestic abuse
  • Dealing with issues faced by people from a varied background
  • Helping vulnerable people to manage their needs and to become independent
  • Identifying peoples strengths and developing their key life skills


Basic Salary £17,000 - £18,250 working 30 hours per week over 4-5 days, Monday - Friday.

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