DPS Work Coach – East Scotland

Posted 2 weeks ago

Landau Ltd. is a supported employment and work-related training organisation that aims to provide local people (including those with learning disabilities, long-term health issues, the long-term unemployed and disadvantaged young people) with the skills and support they need to find sustainable employment and purposeful futures.

We are looking for sessional job coaches to work on an associates 0 hour contract basis to provide employability support, including motivational and practical one-to-one and group mentoring and support via the clients preferred digital platform to Customers identified as having recent work experience but have now been out of work for a number of weeks (the majority of these claimants due to the current pandemic).

These Customers have been in the same job role for numerous years.  We need to improve their confidence, enable them to identify their transferable skills and how these can be utilised to explore new job opportunities. They need an awareness of new ways of working digitally which may include digital on-line interviews.  The course would aim to assist customers in identifying their key strengths and apply these to available vacancies

This is a great role for someone who wants to help improve the prospects for people with barriers and challenges and who is excited at the idea of being part of a forward-thinking organisation that helps change lives. The successful applicants will ideally have experience in either welfare to work, IPS or supported employment. This post will be delivered virtually and so all candidates must be proficient in all aspects of IT, including delivering 1-2-1 and group sessions via a digital platform.

Although the post is delivered virtually candidates we are looking for candidates who live or have a good knowledge of the locations in and around East Scotland

We are looking for someone who:

  • Have a track record of working with Employers to find employment opportunities for client and working to employment targets
  • Is calm, patient, caring and works with tact and sensitivity, has great communication skills
  • Is flexible
  • Is committed to meeting the individual needs of learners
  • Is able to work as part of a team and contribute effectively
  • Has previous experience of working with customers with multiple barriers to finding employment

The role is mainly Virtual however the work could involve travel a full driving licence and access to a car is essential.

The role will also require an enhanced DBS certificate (cost borne by Landau)

Landau is a Disability Confident Employer

Job Types: Self Employed/ Freelance

Job Type: Contract

Job Type: Contract

Job Description DPS work coach

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