Urgently Required - Temp Employment Coach - Cookstown

Network Recruitment - Mid Ulsters Leading Recruitment Agency , Letterkenny & Magherafelt ROI-00353749113274 NI-02879397108

Salary: £19,000 Pro rata
Location: Co Tyrone
Contract Type: Temporary
Date Added: 29/04/2016
Closing Date: 05/05/2016

Urgently Required - Temporary Employment Coach 



Salary £19,000


Immediate Start


Network Personnel was established in 1987 to address the skills and employment needs of those living in the Magherafelt area. Since then it has won and successfully delivered several major training programmes. With a staff team of 56 it is now a major employer in its own right. Network Personnel is currently the top performer in Northern Ireland in terms of Back to Work/employability initiatives.  

Their major key strength is the expertise of the team who work in the company.  The company has a very low staff turnover with a strong emphasis on Continuous Personal Development. Staff are committed and enthusiastic about their work and those who are client facing have a strong empathy with their target groups.  

As a result of continued growth and ongoing development they wish to appoint suitably experienced and qualified Temporary Employment Coaches across one of their key sites in the Cookstown area though you may be required to cover their other offices.   We are delighted to be working in partnership with them to source and appoint these individuals on a temporary basis. 

Employment Coach

Reporting to Programme Manager

Overall Purpose:  

•To support unemployed clients, through barrier identification and resolution, to enable the client to enter the employment market, undertaking effective job matching activities resulting in job outcomes and identifying sustainable employment opportunities for clients. 

•To ensure high levels of customer service are maintained through follow up contact with employers, clients and other involved parties. 


Education/Qualifications/Experience Required: 

•A Level 3 Qualification or higher, G.C.S.E. Maths & English (Grade C or higher) 

Key Tasks:  

•To manage a caseload of clients on a one-to-one and group basis 

•Completing C.V.s

•C.V. development

•Application guidance

•Assisting with interview preparation   

•To identify and coordinate a range of recruitment and selection strategies to secure employment for our clients 

•To support unemployed clients in job search, job matching and sustainability of employment to include delivery of one-to-one and group training sessions 

•To promote the programme 

•To be a source of expert advice regarding employer and vacancy expectations 

•To liaise closely with all relevant parties to ensure service levels are maintained 

•To accurately maintain relevant IT systems and produce accurate and timely management information 

•To adhere to quality processes and procedures 

•To meet own individual objectives & targets 

•Any other related duties as required by the business objectives 

•Carrying out in depth client assessments 


Person Specification:

•An adept communicator with the ability to persuade, influence and listen to others, displaying strong motivational, customer service and organisational skills. 

•Competent in the use and purpose of technology

•Excellent IT skills 

•Applicants must possess demonstrable lateral thinking skills 

•Enthusiastic and flexible team player with high expectations of self and others

•Able to work under pressure, on own initiative and constantly seeking to improve Satisfactory Employment/Disclosure check, commensurate with the role 


•Persuading and influencing 

•Developing others 

•Time management

•Coaching Communication 


•Sales/Business Development 

Behaviours & Attitudes: 


•Open-minded and impartial team player

•Empathy and compassion

•Interpersonal skills 

•Proactive/Highly Motivated 

•Target orientated and quality focused 

Key Responsibilities: 

•To adhere to Network Personnel’s Code of Conduct and policies and procedures at all times 

•Employer engagement 

•To demonstrate and uphold Network Personnel’s values at all times 

•To demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and to promote the welfare of all stakeholders 

•To maintain the responsibility of data protection, ensuring an awareness of all company policies and procedures relating to data protection and to adhere to any instruction(s) given pertaining to this. 

•Consistently achieve set targets and K.P.I.s 

Please note:

Unless a closing date is detailed/stipulated in the text of an advert then there is no fixed closing date and any closing date shown on the website you are reviewing this role on is not a closing date as such but a date for removing the advert. 

This also means that sometimes a role may close / fill with little or no notice.

Wherever possible we endeavour to notify applicants if they have been unsuccessful, however, due to the large volume of applications that we receive for each position this is not always possible. 

Applications/expressions of interest can/will only be accepted from those living within a reasonable commutable distance of the place of work or those genuinely willing and able to relocate.

Interested in this role?

To express your interest in this role please forward your C.V. to us in “word format only” with an accompanying cover letter/email highlighting your suitability for the role and how you meet the essential criteria.

You should also include the Job Reference Number AND the Job Title. (Noted above)

Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged and permission sought to send your C.V. to our hiring client for review. All applications are treated in strict confidence.

Additional Information:

Our clients reserve the right to enhance the short listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary.

Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles.

Sending your CV to us is initially an expression of interest in a role not a direct application, suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss further prior to their CV being released to a client.

Network Recruitment

As an organisation Network Recruitment is continually committed to equality and valuing diversity within its organisation/workforce. 

We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer and act on behalf of both our candidates and clients as a professional Recruitment Consultancy and Agency.  




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