• Location: Coleg Cambria,
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary: £35,948 - £39,217
  • Language: Welsh

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Employability Mentor CC/2618

Coleg Cambria

Salary: £35,948 - £39,217

Job Description and Person Specification

Coleg Cambria: An Introduction
At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having recently received a glowing Estyn inspection, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.
Job Summary
Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: Employability Mentor

Location: Deeside

Contract Type: Part time 94.5% Fixed Term - 31/07/2025.

Salary: £32,147 - £35,070

We now have an exciting opportunity for an Employability Mentor to join the Jobs Growth Wales + team at Coleg Cambria.

The Employability Mentor will be required to administer the Jobs Growth Wales+ Programme in accordance with the programme specification prescribed. The successful candidate will work with partners to recruit learners onto the Jobs Growth Wales + programme across the various college sites (or other venues as identified). They will work with colleagues to establish placements for trainees and ensure that effective training programmes are introduced, and monitored to enable candidates to achieve satisfactory outcomes.

The Employability Mentor will support learners through mentoring, coaching, presentation, pastoral support, demonstration and instruction. They will equip learners with the fundamental employability skills required to secure placement opportunities or progression into full time education.

Essential Requirements
  • Educated to a minimum Level 4 qualification
  • Holds a teaching qualification (PGCE e.g)
  • Holds a TAQA 3 Qualification
  • Previous experience of working with the client group NEETs
  • Previous experience of supporting learners in a work based environment
  • Previous experience of effective classroom management
  • Previous experience of assessing qualifications
  • Previous experience of working with appropriate key stakeholders
  • Relevant experience of pastoral support
  • Effective and successful management of time and resource to meet challenging targets
  • Promoting and implementing healthy and safe practices

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.
Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

The promotion of the welsh language is an essential part of the work we do. Applicants are welcome to submit an application in Welsh. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favorably than an application submitted in English.

Application forms, explanatory material, information about the interview process and assessment methods and job descriptions all available in Welsh.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Roles are normally advertised with a salary range. If you are offered a role at the college, relevant experience will be taken into consideration to determine your starting salary.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On site nursery provision at our Deeside site

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants

Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave