Personal Development Coach
Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: HR / Recruitment
North Lancashire Community Inclusion Service is commissioned by Lancashire County Council, NHS Fylde & Wyre and Morecambe Bay Hospitals Clinical Commissioning Group and will provide person centred, flexible support for people with mental health needs to develop their independence, confidence and skills, enabling them to meaningfully access their community, providing people with the opportunities to develop networks of support and activities. The service will provide focused interventions in ordinary community settings.
We are looking for a Personal Development Coach to work alongside our Community Inclusion Manager and the Community Inclusion Team to provide an outcome-focused Inclusion Service for service users with severe to enduring mental health needs over the age of 16 in Fylde and Wyre.
As a Personal Development Coach you'll be tasked with improving the employability, effectiveness and productivity of the people accessing the service by providing motivational and outcome-focused interventions. You will work with clients to improve their self-esteem, with the aim of enabling them to access long-term, sustainable employment, training and volunteering opportunities in the local community. You will facilitate workshops and drop in sessions for service users, developing their understanding of how to apply for jobs using online tools such as Universal Job Match. You'll also support people to develop key employability skills such as interviewing, self-presentation and punctuality while maintaining an empathetic and person-centred support relationship.
You will develop links and working relationships with local employers, with the aim of developing pathways into employment for the people we support and you'll identify sustainable employment opportunities that will be appropriate and beneficial for our clients.
As a coach and mentor you will need to be enthusiastic, engaging and able to motivate people to make lasting changes to their life. It is essential that you have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience of motivating hard to engage people. You'll have good IT skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office.