• Location: Cardiff, Cardiff, CF11 8TT
  • Subject: Lead Worker
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £20,000 - £23,000
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 04 February, 2022 1:32 PM
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Learner Coach - Blaenau Gwent & Monmouthshire

Learner Coach - Blaenau Gwent & Monmouthshire

Itec Training Solutions Limited
Itec Skills and Employment was established 40 years ago to meet emerging skills gaps; today we have grown to become one of Wales's largest and highest performing training providers. Working pan Wales, we support over 1000 employers and 5,000+ learners every year through a range of training and employment services. Our success has been built around the recruitment of talented people working to a consistent set of core values.
Learner Coach
Are you passionate about helping people and making a difference?
Itec Training Solutions have the ideal opportunity for you! We are looking to recruit a hardworking and motivated individual to join our team as a Lead worker providing positive end to end to structed support and guidance to all Learners aged 16 to 19, ensuring positive outcomes by providing a variety of interventions throughout their journey on Traineeships.

Salary Banding: £20,000 to £23,000
Location: Covering our centres at Blaenau Gwent and Monmouthshire
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Hours of work: - 35hrs a week, Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:30pm

What are the core responsibilities of this role?
• Responsible for the pastoral care and wellbeing support of all learners.
• Responsible for the identification of learner personal support needs
• Responsible for being point of contact for all safeguarding issues
• Develop appropriate links and maintain good working relationships with external support organisations where appropriate and required.
• Responsible for conducting learner interviews and inductions including, meeting and greeting all learners, completing and checking all relevant documentation, delivering structured induction session and making sure all learners have a clear understanding of the provision and programme.

What skills and experience are we looking for from potential applicants?

Essential criteria

• Professional and articulate with effective communication skills
• Experience and knowledge of working with disengaged youths and challenging behaviour
• Good knowledge of safeguarding requirements within youth provisions
• Ability to motivate and inspire young people starting on their career paths
• Passionate about working with young people and making a difference
• Exceptionally organised with the ability to work to multiple deadlines and priorities
• Learning Coach L4 Qualification or equivalent or willing to working towards
• Driving Licence and access to own vehicle.

Desirable criteria
• Welsh speaking would be advantageous

This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

The successful appointment will need to be self-registered with the Education Workforce Council as a Work-Based Learning Practitioner.

Employee Ownership Trust

The most tangible advantage of being an Employee Ownership Trust is our annual bonus; this percentage is determined by the overall performance of the organisation and subject to qualifying criteria.
Itec is an employee-owned organisation. Our unique status allows our employees to have greater engagement and ownership in the future growth and success of Itec. At Itec we are passionate about our people and collaborative in the way we work.
As an Employee-Owned business, our people are our main asset, and everyone has a say in the direction that the business is heading. As a valued employee owner, you will be entitled to receive the below corporate benefits:

• Contributory Pension Scheme
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• Life Assurance
• Personal development and career opportunities
• Eyesight care scheme
• Gym Membership
• NUS discount card
• Cycle to work scheme
• Travel expenses and business mileage
• Being an Employee Owner as part of the EOT

Itec operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.
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