Employment Coach, Hertfordshire

Sovereign & Bale
Bovingdon, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Employment Coach

Location: Hertfordshire
  • Two ECs working at HMP Chelmsford (Essex)
  • Two ECs working at HMP Mount (Hertfordshire)
  • Two ECs working at HMP Highpoint (Suffolk)
  • One EC working at HMP Hollesley Bay and Warren Hill (Suffolk)

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000

The Employment Coach will deliver Information, Advice and Guidance and employability support to learners on our Hertfordshire, Essex and Suffolk Prison Education Dynamic Purchasing System contract.

This programme will empower people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives. Our clients' services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

You will be working as part of Employment Services Division and delivering a new contract focused on providing the highest quality impartial IAG and employability support to learners at prisons in Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Essex. The contract will also work with providers in the community and Community Rehabilitation Companies to ensure the learners progress into jobs or apprenticeships.

We are looking for people with experience of:
  • IAG Level 4 qualification and experience
  • Experience of holding a case load
  • Experience of providing high quality IAG, CV, job search, interview support to learners/job seekers (offenders, ex-offenders or at risk offending, NEET, unemployed)
  • Experience of providing high quality coaching and IAG support that ensures learners access employment and apprenticeships
  • Experience of working and being based in a prison
  • Working within a quality assurance framework aligned to Ofsted Common Inspection Framework and Matrix IAG Standard

In return, you will be offered an excellent benefits package including Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. We also support our employees to achieve both professional and personal development.

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