Employability Tutor

ArgyleTrust Argyle Community Trust

Argyle Community Trust are looking for an individual who would enjoy helping others to experience success and fulfil their potential. The post holder should have an understanding of the obstacles and challenges that some people face in gaining employment and know how to motivate, build confidence and raise self-esteem. The ability to engage with and relate to people who have experienced difficulties in gaining employment is crucial alongside experience of delivering employability skills.

The position will be based across several delivery sites within North Cornwall, with some of the administrative role completed in the offices at one of our delivery hubs. The role of Employability Tutor will be to deliver a work-readiness programme including vocational projects and qualifications for a range of young people and adults with varying needs and backgrounds. The Employability Tutor will be responsible for a variety of 12-week employability and mentoring programmes as well as contributing to our Traineeship courses.

The Employability Tutor will join the Education and Employment Team and be responsible for recruiting, teaching and supporting local people to learn new skills and gain accredited qualifications. They will also deliver a bespoke mentoring programme that meets the needs of each individual. The role involves working with learners in a group and/or one-to-one, delivering all aspects of the qualifications in a variety of subjects and levels. Reporting to the Employment Manager, the post holder will inspire and ensure that every person who undertakes an educational journey with the Trust has the opportunity to achieve.

The post is funded by European Social Fund, the successful candidate will be responsible for working against project-specific milestones and achieving funder-agreed KPIs. There are also a number of data capture, planning and reporting tasks to undertake, supported by the Cornwall Programmes Manager.

The candidate must understand the importance of monitoring and evaluating impact and be confident in ICT and data entry.
As a registered charity, the Community Trust works in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club and with many people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting
education and engagement with individuals.

Argyle Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Argyle Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all participants on our programmes and promotes robust policies to ensure that our staff and volunteers adhere to safe practices. The successful candidate will be subject to undertaking enhanced DBS checks prior to employment.

If you can meet the specifications and would like to become part of the Argyle Community Trust team, please complete our online application form https://forms.gle/Lr5x7kHHEndy7jAL6. In your covering letter you should draw on relevant aspects of your experience, including paid employment and voluntary work or training to demonstrate how your skills, experience and personal qualities match the requirements of this job specification. If you would like further information or wish to discuss the post please contact Actrecruitment@pafc.co.uk

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