Employment Coach

Vauxhall, London  |  Resettlement

Job Title: Employment Coach

Location: Vauxhall, London

Salary: £23,500 to £28,800

We are currently recruiting to the post of Employment Coach


  • Provide an efficient, professional and comprehensive ‘frontline’ recruitment service
  • Generate employment opportunities through brokerage for ex-offender candidates
  • Build and maintain a diverse network of local employers
  • Effectively generate referral candidates of ex-offenders for employment by growing a first class network of local referral sources for candidates
  • Actively manage caseload of ex-offenders to start and sustain employment enabling them to achieve transformational change
  • Promote Forward’s model of real work in breaking the cycle of re-offending, including Blue Sky Agency



  • Proven experience of working on welfare to work, justice or similar outcome-based employment or training contracts
  • Proven work experience as a recruiter or employment coach to excluded groups
  • Demonstrable track record in cultivating networks to achieve targeted outcomes
  • Proven experience of engaging, managing and supporting candidates to enter and sustain employment
  • Demonstrable sales and/or negotiation skills
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting candidates to build employment actions plans, generate CVs, complete job applications and prepare for interviews
  • Good IT skills with particular knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • First class time management and organisational skills

About The Forward Trust

We are Forward, the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

Benefits Include:

The Forward Trust offers an excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. We also support our employees to achieve both professional and personal development.

We are committed to equality of opportunity. We select candidates based their abilities and skills and nothing else. We are dedicated to enhancing the diverse profile of our organisation to reflect the communities within which we work.

To apply, please follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV.

The Forward Trust
Contract Type
Full Time, Permanent, The Forward Trust
£23,500 to £28,800
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