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Employment coach (Full-Time Position)

The Write Time Independent SchoolCroydon

Salary:              £25,000 – 30,000

Work Hours: 9am to 5pm 

Location: CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon CR0 2TB

Reporting to:   Project Manager 


Mission Statement: 

To deliver the highest quality provision of education and support to help people thrive in their challenging environment.

Our Values:

Quality: The Write Time is committed to ensuring that all operational activity evidences a high quality service, customer satisfaction and positive impact on individual’s lives.

Support: Ensuring that all young people have someone within The Write Time that is a positive role model who they can trust, listen, and direct them on the right path.

Education: The Write Time will allow young people to find their self-belief and confidence to want to succeed the best they can in education.

Environment: The Write Time will empower young people through Personal Development activities to stretch their comfort zones to better their lives.

Raising the Profile: The Write Time will become the provider of choice (in London) for prime contractors, Local Authorities, employers and Central Government.


The Write Time started from the desire to inspire and support the hardest to reach members of the community. Established in 2014, we are an organisation motivated by the goal of helping individuals thrive in their challenging environment, by giving them a strong foundation of support, education, and advice.

We offer a variety of government and lottery funded programmes to provide in-school mentoring programmes, traineeships, women’s projects and a small independent school. We are always looking at ways to work in partnership with other organisations to broaden the scope of the services we can offer.

Main Duties

Work alongside the Line Manager in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the service provision in line with our contracts.

Identifying growing employment sectors and potential employers.

Maintain contact and dialogue with these employers and responding to their concerns.

Match and refer job ready applicants to employer vacancies. 

Maintain a portal system to enter new starts, review and monitor participants.

Direct responsibility to monitor and support employment placements for Parental Employment Programme.

Build relationships by participating in activities relevant to their emotional, social, academic, domestic, and professional needs of the participants.

Empower participants to improve their life skills through personal development.

Ensure all IAG offered to participants is delivered in line with TWT policy and procedures. 

To keep accurate and up to date records of participants support undertaken and outcomes achieved, including report writing and timely submission. 

Respond in a suitable manner to the welfare of young people including child protection and vulnerable young adult issues, liaising with multiple agencies, incl. social services, priority learner team, completing all relevant paper-work requested by said agencies pertaining to the young person. 

To plan, coordinate and run meaningful group work and 1:1 personal development and employment sessions with participants.

To carry out any other reasonable requests by management, consistent with the nature of the role. 

Take ownership of personal continuous professional development (CPD) to maintain professional standards.

To accurately record and monitor data.

Be able to work independently with regular appraisal. 

Be willing to work outside normal hours from as and when it is required.

In Common with other staff:

To read and support all The Write Time policies including safeguarding and equal opportunities and to work actively to overcome discrimination on grounds of race, sex, disability, sexuality, age or status in our services.

To carry out all duties in accordance with Health & Safety and safeguarding requirements.

To ensure that the highest standards are provided at all times.

Promote a vibrant culture with an uncompromising commitment to excellence and fully integrated support and development services, reflecting the needs of those accessing the service. 

To work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team that works with young people to help identify and meet their personal, social, learning and work needs

Follow the lead from line management to ensure that all performance and contractual targets are met and exceeded ensuring that all client data is recorded in a timely and accurate manner.

Your approach to work should demonstrate and reflect The Write Time’s values. 

The above mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required by the line manager, within the grading level of the post and the competency of the post holder.

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