Worcester Community Trust is a registered charity that puts community at the forefront of the development of new and existing services, enabling everyone from across the whole city to get involved. It manages six community centres in Worcester, providing space and facilities for community use and activities and services for children, young people and the wider community. We are constantly exploring new and innovative ways of involving our communities in developing new activities and services.
Please see below our list of job vacancies.
We always have Voluntary Positions available, please call 01905 453453 for further details.
BBO JOB COACH
VACANCY for Job Coach
Salary – £25,230, fixed term contract to March 2023
Worcester Community Trust is a partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium, Fusion. Fusion have been successful in securing funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme across the County. The project is currently in its fifth year and is planned to run until March 2023.
To take forward our success we are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach. You will work with Worcester Community Trust and the wider BBO team to provide employment support to participants. The appointed person is required to work with people furthest from the labour market and support individuals through a tailored and creative action plan enabling people to reach their full potential.
The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own case load and recruit new participants to programme, have a positive attitude, and be an effective communicator with participants and external partners. The post holder will be required to hold, or be willing to work towards, an Information, Advice & Guidance qualification and understand the UK Welfare to Work Programme.
Dependent on the start date this will be a fixed term contract for a 20-month period. It will be funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund. This is a challenging post and will require you to be innovative. You will be part of a dedicated team that provides a high-quality service and that is committed to valuing and supporting the local community.
Due to the nature of this work, an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the successful applicant.
- Educational level – NVQ 4/HNC in Information, Advice and Guidance, or willing to work towards
- Experience of working with diverse participants to deliver employment services
- Experience of keeping records for contract administration purposes
You will need to be highly motivated, committed to our values and an excellent communicator. In return we offer great working conditions including leave and pension arrangements.
For any specific queries about the role, please contact Ruth Heywood on 07341568621
For a full job description and an application form please email Cathy in our HR team Cathy@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk, call 01905 453453 ext 151 or download below:
Deadline for receipt of completed applications is 9am on 24th June 2021
Interviews will be held on 30th June 2021