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Employment Coach

£24,000 Per Annum

Do you have a passion for supporting others and delivering outstanding customer service?

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our KBOP (Kirklees Better Outcomes Partnership) team as an Employment Coach.

Excellent listening, communication, organisational, motivational and problem solving skills are essential for this role. The successful candidate will be delivering asset based support to enable people to achieve their employment aspirations.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our KBOP Kirklees team. As an Employment Coach you will work with colleagues, partner agencies and participants in delivering an asset based support service helping people to achieve their employment aspirations.

At Connect, our values are at the heart of everything we do and our vision is to contribute towards a sustainable and just society. As an Employment Coach you will get an opportunity to contribute to our vision first hand.

More specifically you will be expected to:

  • Be an effective communicator, be able to influence others, work under your own initiative and under pressure.
  • Ensure service provision is sensitive to the needs of participants, promote empowerment, self-resilience and respect individual dignity and self-esteem.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with participants, key stakeholders and local community partners.
  • Support participants into their chosen area of employment, monitoring participant outcomes to ensure key performance targets are achieved.

See the attached Job Description for further details

Connect Housing actively works to promote equality, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups such as disabled and LGBT communities.

We are proudly a disability confident employer, working to recruit and retain disabled people and we will offer you an interview if you meet the essential criteria of the job

Benefits of working in Connect Housing

  • Friendly and lively team
  • 26 days basic holiday + public holidays. This rises with each year of service up to a maximum of 31 days + bank holidays
  • BUPA Health Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • MyPlace benefits: retail discounts and offers

For an informal conversation please contact Simon Calland – Wellbeing Services Manager at 07985887552

Please ensure you provide a supporting statement detailing how you meet the requirements on the person specification.


Vacancy closes on 5th of August

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