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Employability Trainer (Ipswich)

Job Role

Seetec Pluss is one of the UK’s leading providers of employability and health services, supporting thousands of people to move into employment each year.

As an organisation we are recruiting for a number of Employability contracts to support the unemployment back to work. This job will play a key role in contributing to the UK’s economic recovery, ‘Restart’ which is a cornerstone of the Governments ‘Plan for Jobs’ strategy and the existing expansion to the existing Work and Health Programme (WHP_JETS).

The role will be supporting individuals who have been in long- term unemployment or those affected because of the devastating economic impact of Covid-19.

We will address the barriers to gaining new employment with tailored support for each individual to achieve and sustain good work, including supported job search, re-training for a different sector and restoring self-confidence for work.

You will provide motivational support to build positive relationships, guide, inspire, challenge, encourage and help individuals obtain sustainable employment.

We are currently seeking a talented individual to join our team as Employability Trainers. You will be responsible for the design and remote delivery of tailored employability (work preparation) skills training to those individuals requiring additional support to help them secure new employment.

The role will be fast paced delivery with individuals joining a schedule of appropriate bite sized sessions, in a ‘Learn and Go’ delivery approach.

Join us and be proud to help our communities and be part of the recovery ensuring no one is left behind.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate high quality and engaging sessions to participants which develops their employability skills, (i.e. interview techniques, job application tactics, confidence restoration sessions, identify transferrable skills)
  • Deliver high impact training solutions to meet a range of participant needs (including, skills assessments; ‘How to’ sessions; Making the most of, and other relevant activities)
  • Meet personal performance targets, and all Quality and Compliance measures by delivering high quality training provision to participants
  • Work collaboratively with operational teams to offer high impact training solutions to meet a range of emerging participant needs (including Mock Interviews and other work preparation activities)
  • Working with the Employer Engagement Team and other appropriate stakeholders, participate in delivering specific employer related events
  • Provide responsive solutions to meet Employer need, preparing participants for specific employment opportunities, (i.e. Short sector based courses/routeways)
  • Selecting appropriate facilitation methods or activities to meet the individual or group needs

    For details see full job description:- https://ourjobs.seetec.co.uk/pluss/employability-trainer-restart/

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Excellent understanding of the barriers unemployed job seekers face in obtaining a new job
  • Knowledge of the employability industry and delivering employability skills and personal development training programmes
  • Experience of delivering and developing training programmes face to face and/or remotely using a number of digital technologies
  • Experience of deploying motivational strategies to develop individuals
  • Fully IT literate in using a range of Microsoft Office programmes to include 365 products and modern digital technologies, i.e. Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business

Desirable

  • Experience of delivering in a high-performance target driven culture
  • Award in Education and training level 3 (Formerly PTLLS) or certificate in Education and Training level 4 (formerly CTLLS)
  • Full driving licence to enable deployment across a specified geographical area (region), when required

Additional Information

Salary: £21,658 - £23,712 per annum (dependent on experience)
Location: Ipswich
Hours: 37 hrs (full time) 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday -Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm Friday
Closing Date: 16th March 2022 (Rolling campaign due to high volume of activity)  
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + Birthday day off, Pension, Competitive Salary, optional discounted Medical and Health Cash Plans, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to work scheme, Eye care scheme, Access to wide range of local and national discounts.

In light of Covid-19 Interviews will be undertaken via Microsoft Teams.  Following recent developments from COVID 19 you may see a delay in receiving feedback or interviews being scheduled.

Unfortunately, we have no control over time restraints and will be in touch as soon as possible.

Seetec Pluss is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.

Dependent on the role applying to you may be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS/DS) check. Seetec Pluss support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”.

Seetec Pluss  is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

*If you require assistance with your application or an alternative format please contact the recruitment team on 01702 201070.