Employability and Vocational Coach

Location: Hackney, London
Hours: Part Time – 30 hours per week (Tues – Fri 9:30am – 5:30pm (7.5hrs))
Salary: £26,658 (pro rata)
Contract: Permanent
DBS Check: Yes
Leave Entitlement: 26 days (pro rata)

The Employability and Vocational Coach helps PBHA achieve our mission by supporting each participant to enjoy life and make a contribution to society through meaningful vocation. The post holder will spend a large proportion of their time in our social enterprises where our learners, most of whom have long-term conditions or disabilities, undertake training and work placements, delivering PBHA’s  Customer  Service, Hospitality, Retail and entry-level catering. The post holder will work closely with the Enterprise staff to agree and plan the training opportunities that emerge from the day to day running of the enterprises.  The post holder will support participants to convert their skills development activities into employment outcomes and provide tailored in work support to enable sustained job outcomes and foster positive self-regard and personal development.

Based mainly in Hackney and Islington, we work with people who are homeless, have mental ill health, learning difficulties and multiple needs. Our work enables people to move on and lead independent lives. As part of a major restructure of our housing services, we are refreshing our approach to helping people use their personal assets to build brighter futures, for themselves and others.

Please note: to apply for this role the attached application must be completed and emailed to hr.assistant@peterbedford.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 1st February 2019
Interviews will be held w/c 11th February 2019.

Job Profile
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Guaranteed Interview Scheme

Please note that due to the volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge receipt of application forms or write formally to those not shortlisted for an interview. CV’s will not be accepted.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks after the short-listing, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Note for applicants with a disability:
We welcome applications from disabled people. If you wish to be considered under our guaranteed interview scheme, please complete the above form. If you wish to discuss any concerns about the job in relation to your disability, completing the application form or the guaranteed interview scheme, please contact us. You will be asked at a later stage about any special requirements in relation to an interview if appropriate.

If you have any questions please contact Human Resources at the above email address.

Peter Bedford Housing Association is committed to equality and diversity and want our Board and staff to reflect the diverse community we work in. We particularly welcome applications from young people.

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