SOAR is an award-winning regeneration charity in North Sheffield which provides a number of services for the community including health, buildings management, training and support into employment.
Our success is a result of our talented staff. Whatever your role, no day is ever the same.
Part-time: 18.5 hours per week (flexible hours)
Salary: £24,517 per annum pro-rata
Permanent (subject to funding)
KEY TERMS & CONDITIONS
25 days holiday & bank holidays pro-rata and 8% non-contributory pension
1-day birthday leave
SOAR is a living wage employer and seeks to uprate salaries by the annual increase in the living wage
Cycle to Work scheme – Buy a bike tax free and cycle to work
Westfield Foresight Health Plan – Annual benefits and services such as routine dental work and check-ups, etc
PURPOSE OF JOB
The Employment Coach will deliver the information, advice and guidance function within SOARs Social Prescribing Service, working on a one-to-one basis to:
Identify employment opportunities for the range of individuals referred to job club provision from a variety of sources
Support individuals into sustained employment
Determine realistic employment goals and identify the individual’s barriers to work, support them to access a range of internal and external services to address their barrier to work
Pro-actively approach potential employers to secure work opportunities
Liaise with the individual and employers to ensure employment is sustained
Develop close working partnerships with health, social care, housing and voluntary, community or faith (VCF) organisations.
The post holder will have strong communication skills, be organised and able to engage with clients from a range of backgrounds, managing a complex caseload. Using motivational interviewing and coaching techniques to build confidence in clients and to progress them into work and/or training.
An Enhanced DBS is required for this role.
The specific job description can be found here.
The cover letter for this role can be found here.
To receive an application pack, please fill out the form below.
If you would like to speak to someone about this post, please contact Razia Din (Senior Employment Coach) on 07960 084 252. Alternatively, come along to our online Q&A session, for more details please register via Eventbrite here.
We are accepting CVs alongside a personal statement relating to the person specification.
Closing date for applications is: Friday 8th December 2023 (12.00)
Interviews will be held: Tuesday 19th December 2023