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St Giles Trust


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Trainer Assessor (TAI-183) Job in Ipswich

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Job ID:

1041349

Location:

Ipswich 

Salary:

£18,286.00

Salary Type:

per year

Employment Type:

Full time
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Title:

Trainer Assessor (TAI-183)

Category:

Charity

Posted:

01.12.2018
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Job Description:

Are you a driven, positive and highly organised individual with natural people skills? Then join St Giles Trust as a Trainer Assessor and you will be embarking on a highly rewarding and career-enhancing position. About us An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others. Often, this is provided by the people who know best how to help - those who have been there themselves, and we provide training and placement opportunities for ex-offenders. Our Peer Advisors equip them with the skills and knowledge to deliver services to their peers. About this key role St Giles Trust has just been awarded funding from the Big Lottery to train mentors and volunteers on the Working Out Project and our successful candidate will play an integral part of the team. This will see you promote and market the opportunity to identify, engage and recruit learners with the relevant skills and motivation, plus organise and deliver advice and guidance-related training courses. You will work closely with new recruits to produce realistic individual learning plans, while also supporting learners to secure voluntary placements and carry them out successfully. Making referrals to other services to improve clients' employability and the chances of them securing employment is a vital part of this role, as is carrying out regular reviews, exit interviews and evaluations with learners and other stakeholders. To secure this exciting opportunity, you must have:
  • Experience of supervising, supporting and providing guidance to staff
  • A relevant Assessors qualification, or be working towards this
  • A Level 3 Award in Education and Training or equivalent teaching qualification, plus a Level 3 Award in Advice and Guidance or equivalent experience in the field
  • A proven track record in supporting clients into employment and achieving employment targets
  • Experience of delivering creative training to disadvantaged learners
  • Strong IT, organisational and time-management skills
  • Calm, flexible and adaptable, you must be an excellent communicator, both verbal and written
  • Sympathy with the aims and ethos of St Giles as an organisation
In return, you can expect a competitive salary and generous leave allowance, staff pension scheme, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, season ticket loan and much more besides. Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2020 For further information, or to apply, please visit our website via the 'Apply' button. Closing date: 11pm, 19 th December 2018.