• Location: Newport, All Wales, NP20 1GA
  • Subject: Employability Staff
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Monthly
  • Salary Range: £23,756.00 - £25,718.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 02 June, 2024 11:59 PM
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We are recruiting Employability Coach

We are recruiting Employability Coach

Careers Wales
Are you looking for a job where you inspire and support people to think about their future career? Do you have excellent customer service skills? If so, we are looking for flexible and effective communicators who are equally at home communicating with customers verbally face-to-face or using digital communication (telephone, webchat and social media) to provide information and advice to our customers.
Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd (CCDG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Welsh Government. We provide an essential, all-age, independent, impartial and bilingual careers guidance and coaching services in Wales, including the new Working Wales programme.

Employability Coach X 2, 1 permanent and 1 fixed term until 31/03/2025
Salary £23,756 - £25,718
The starting salary is £23,756
We have two full-time opportunities in Newport Careers Centre, 37 hours per week/full time Monday to Friday.

The successful applicant will be working with a varied client group including young people in their final year of education who want to move on to work or training, parents, adults who are unemployed and seeking support to enter the workplace, and people in work who are looking for a career change.

Our Employability Coaches

• support and inspire their clients to secure the best possible career available for them;
• provide information and advice to support clients to manage their careers;
• provide employability support (help with CVs, Job Searching activities etc) to those seeking to return to work or to change jobs;
• help clients achieve sustained positive outcomes (education, training, employment).
Applicants should be educated to Level 3 standard or equivalent, ideally in a related area e.g. advice and guidance or have experience of working at this level. If you do not already have the Level 4 Diploma in Career Information and Advice, we will provide you with the training and support you need to achieve this valuable qualification.

Welsh Language Skills: The ability to be able to converse with our customers in Welsh is essential for this role (there is not a requirement for any skills in written Welsh) however we also encourage applications from Welsh learners as assistance to improve your Welsh Language skills would be provided.

The successful applicant will be required to have a Basic Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We as a nation thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion. Organisations with a diverse workforce make better decisions, are more creative, are stronger, overall happier, and of course - it’s the right thing to do. Diversity and inclusion can be transformative, contributing to the delivery of excellent public services, enabling continued improvements in what we do for the people of Wales. We are committed to having a workforce that at all job grades, is representative of the citizens we serve.

Applications in Welsh or English are welcomed. An application made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

No job applicant will receive a less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender and transgender status, race and ethnicity, religion and belief (including no belief), marriage or civil partnership status, economic status or sexual orientation.

We aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, and that treats people fairly with dignity and respect. This commitment starts at recruitment and is carried through all or employment practices, and ultimately to our work – supporting and improving the lives of the people of Wales.

The full job description and application form are available at Vacancies - Careers Wales (
Completed applications should be submitted by 02/06/24.

Please visit Careers Wales' Recruitment Site for details of our vacancies. You can also find out more about us, our employment policy and terms and conditions.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications.
Attractive benefits including agile working, flexi time, 31 days annual leave, contributory pension scheme and health related cash back plan.

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