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Senior Achievement Coach – Our Bright Future

Posted on 03 July 2018

Location: Pan London (across GW London offices and outreach)                              

Contract: Fixed Term 18 months

Salary: circa £27,000

37.5 hours per week

Groundwork London is a leading social and environmental regeneration charity. We deliver over 500 projects each year aimed at: supporting people to stay in education, gain new skills and secure employment; reducing our environmental impact through energy efficiency, waste minimisation, reuse and recycling; and engaging communities and enterprise in improving their environment.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Achievement Coach to work on the Our Bright Future Programme. Our Bright Future is a national partnership programme led by the Wildlife Trusts and funded by the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund. Each project is giving young people the skills and knowledge to improve their own environment. Groundwork London is delivering one of 31 projects giving young people the skills and knowledge to improve their own environment.

The Senior Achievement Coach will recruit, place and coach 16 to 24 year old NEETs in Green Economy Supported Employment jobs. You will source internal and external employment hosts and work closely with referral routes to fill these opportunities with eligible young people, providing appropriate “in work” support throughout the duration of the placement, proactively intervening to ensure the success of the placement.

You will be customer focused and target-driven and able to provide Advice and Guidance to assist our young people to develop their employability skills. You will have the ability to assist and motivate young people to overcome barriers and progress in sustainable work or apprenticeships.  You will hold IAG or equivalent qualification and have experience in delivering a structured IAG Programme.

In addition, you will be self-motivated and be able to work with limited supervision, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with young people, colleagues and external partners. You will be proficient in the collection, management and reporting of data relating to funder requirements, utilising existing paperwork and systems to accurately gather, monitor and report on participant attendance and provide payroll reports to Groundwork Finance team. 

Apply now:

Download the job description and an application form or call 020 7922 1230 to request a postal application pack.

Please send your application form and recruitment monitoring form quoting reference 531/SAC to or by post to Groundwork London, 18-21 Morley Street, London SE1 7QZ

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Denise Hales at Groundwork London on 07799 034 902 or

Closing date:             Friday 13th July 2018

Interview date:          Week commencing 16/07/18

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.