BBO Progression Coach/Employer Engagement Officer

SALARY: Starting Salary £21,743.00 per annum
(salary banding £21,743.00 – £23,543.00 per annum)
LOCATION: Tipton with travel around the Black Country area
JULY21E002 BBO Progression Coach-Employer Engagement Officer
Job Role
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has proven work experience with a range of unemployed young people and adults in a targeted environment.
This role involves working in a target driven environment so it is essential you can manage your time and prioritise your workload effectively in order to meet given targets. You will need tenacity and confidence when dealing with organisations to promote our customers to their business. As part of this role you will:
Seek out employment opportunities at new and existing sites of employment;
Identify and deal with complex customer barriers to employment;
Identify training and ‘route ways’ to employment;
Support and manage a caseload of customers;
Engage customers in activities and help them progress into sustainable employment;
Establish and maintain relationships with individuals referred, undertaking interviews, compiling CV’s, support with applications forms etc;
Deliver relevant accredited and non-accredited training as required;
Develop and maintain excellent relationships with partner organisations, employers and funding bodies.
Maintain accurate and up to date records.
Report regularly to your line manager on your performance.
You must have proven experience of developing productive relationships with partners and external agencies and are able to provide high quality employability focused assessment. This role will require regular travel across the region so you must have a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle with business insurance. Travel to other offices will be covered through expenses.
At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.
Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies and has a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our staff.
If you are interested in applying then please send your CV to Email:
Closing date: Thursday 22nd July 2021

An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post.

This post is funded through European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund

 Charity No. 1128858.

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