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Employment Coach (2)

Location: Dudley/Black Country Region

Hours: 24 - 26 per week - fixed term contract until 31st January 2022

Is this you?

Are you passionate about making a difference and helping others?
Would you like to work in a role that puts the service user at the heart of everything we do, making a genuine positive impact?

Consider the role of an Employment Coach with DCFA-Impact Training.

Impact Training has an amazing opportunity for an experienced employment coach to join our Surviving2Thriving (50+) Team to support unemployed jobseekers (participants) back into employment. DCFA-Impact Training is a training provider specialising in training supporting unemployed individuals to progress toward education, training or employment and increasing employment opportunities by working with employers.

The ideal candidate will have experience & knowledge of:
• Working with groups or one-to-one with participants, understand their challenges and putting them at ease.
• Encouraging personal development and self-esteem whilst building confidence and self-reliance
• Helping and supporting participants to identify barriers and challenges to employment
• Inspire and support participants into employment, training or education.
• High level digital literacy skills, with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and web-based communication technologies
• Supporting participants with CVs, job application process & interview techniques
• Liaising with employers to identify employment opportunities
• Outreach work – promoting Impact Training to partner agencies and the local community

If you feel you can match the above criteria, please contact us on 01384 868085 for a Job specification.

TO APPLY: send your CV and covering letter stating why you are the best candidate for this job by email to info@impacttraining-dcfa.org.uk or by post to DCFA-Impact Training, 3rd Floor, Trident House, 14 Wolverhampton Street, Dudley West Midlands, DY1 1DB.

Application Deadline: 23rd June 2021. Interviews: to be conducted within 1-weeks of deadline

Volunteering

We are currently looking for volunteers to support our job search clients and admin work.

We are also looking for volunteers to support our Older People’s Befriending Service once lock-down is lifted fully.

If you are interested in volunteering within DCFA - Impact Training, contact us on 01384 858086

DCFA Board Member

Dudley Caribbean and Friends Association’s board of trustees invite applications for new trustees to sit on its board to help the charity sustain and grow and provide effective corporate governance.

The charitable objective of DCFA is to promote the benefits of inhabitants of the Black Country area of the West Midlands without distinction of sex or political, religious or other opinions by associating the local authorities, voluntary organisations and inhabitants in a common effort of advance education and to provide facilities in the interests of the social welfare for recreation and leisure-time occupation.

Trustees are asked to assume oversight of a specific governance concern for the charity. This could be: safeguarding, legal compliance, longer term fundraising strategy, policy review or other projects.
In addition to participating in email correspondence trustees are expected to attend:

• Four board meetings per year
• The AGM

The Board of trustees has ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of the charity, and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the charitable outcomes for which it has been set up. Board membership is voluntary and unpaid though standard class travelling expenses incurred as a result of charity business are reimbursed.

Following a recent trustee skills audit the trustees have identified skill gaps and are thus particularly keen to receive applications from those with expertise in charity finance/accountancy and/or charity law and governance and/or business development/fundraising. If you have other skills that you think would benefit our organisation, please contact Mr Levene Bruce, Manager, on 01384 858086 for further details.

Applicants are advised to review the role of the charity trustee before applying.

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