Sessional Employability Trainer/Mentor

Bradford, UK
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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To arrange, plan, organise, deliver a variety of Employability training courses. These could be generic jobsearch, confidence and motivation programmes, or literacy and numeracy, to ensure that customers have the appropriate experience and practical skills to move into employment, training or further education. To maintain paperwork (both electronic and paper based) and other documentation which may be required to a high standard.

To job match customers to vacancies, arrange employer visits and work placement opportunities for customers with a view to them securing employment. To conduct one to one Action Planning and review meetings to ensure customers are focused on securing employment. To be responsible for achieving targets set by the Line Manager to ensure we meet contractual obligations. To be flexible in relation to location in order to cover the contract areas. Surrounding Leeds, Kirklees, Bradford and west Yorkshire.

·To deliver a variety of training and one to one support designed to prepare the customer for securing employment including via work placement / trial that will lead to employment.

·To be responsible, aware of contractual job targets in relation to the number of customers we are contracted to have on our provision and the number of job starts and sustained jobs that are expected to achieve with their customers.

·To train customers in specific employability and functional skills in line with the requirements of the local labour market, and specific employers. Relevant customer documentation to be completed in line with company procedures.

·To carry out inductions and the basic assessment of the customers to identify their transferable skills, strengths and experience. This will include, where appropriate, a work skills assessment for literacy and numeracy.

·To provide one to one support for our customers, job search sessions, exploring the local labour market and securing interviews with employers.

·To discuss and examine in appropriate detail, local and more general employment and training opportunities that may be available.

·To work with employers, training providers and other agencies in order to strengthen the service we provide to our customers, including booking them in to deliver a session on the course.

·To provide ICT focused jobsearch skills, including using PCs, Laptops and Tablets to apply for jobs on line, produce electronic CVs and attach them to online job applications, completing application forms on line, using online web based job sites including Universal Job Match.

·To providing training in self-presentation, interview skills, and telephone techniques and the provision of a quality curriculum vitae for each customer.

·To assist customers to produce a realistic action plan leading back to work, including considering obstacles to the successful achievement of the plan and how to overcome them.

·To provide information to customers on a one to one basis and delivering training as a group.

If you are looking for a new challenge and feel you have the relevant skills then Standguide welcome applications from people outside of the sector with transferrable skills.

Must have access to a car and hold a full driving licence.

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