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Training/Employability Officer (Project Coventry)

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Project/Program Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Becy Stanley

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Resume Foundation

Full-time:               35 hours per week

Salary:                   £18.50 per hour (freelance) OR £17.03 per hour (PAYE)


  1. Project Coventry Background

Resume Foundation has been awarded to deliver Digital Bootcamp and Employability Programmes in Coventry is looking to recruit a full-time Training/Employability Officer to help with delivery in the West Midlands Combined Authority area.

As demand for the support amongst unemployed and marginalised people is on the rise, we would like the position to commence by December where possible. These roles will require sensitivity and confidentiality as they involve working with unemployed and marginalised groups and individuals and handling their data appropriately.

The role would report to the Project Manager, Becy Stanley, and any questions relating to this should be sent to

To apply, please send your CV and a Cover Letter, showing your eligibility for this role, direct to by noon on Friday 3rd of December. We anticipate that interviews will take place online on Friday10th of December.

2.Role Description

Weekly tasks will include a mixture of the following:

  • Regular meetings with the Project Manager to discuss development and delivery of the programme.
  • One-to-one job coaching (online or face-to-face) including confidence building, skills assessment, CV writing, understanding job applications and interview preparation work (with potential to include some small group delivery).
  • Liaise with, and help develop, our network of referral partners.
  • Work within the team to promote the Digital Bootcamp and Employability Programme using different social media platforms.



  • Monitor   feedback   from   programme   participants   to   help   in the development and provide case studies for funders.
  • Help develop new learning materials and resources.
  • Assist in producing short reports on the programmes.
  • Undertaking relevant training (GDPR, Safeguarding, Prevent).
  • Attending staff meetings.
  • Any other reasonable duties identified as the role develops.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be motivated and passionate about helping others.
  • Demonstrate an inclusive attitude towards team members and candidates.
  • Have some experience in programme delivery and supporting unemployed and marginalised candidates.
  • Have a full driving license and access to their own vehicle – candidate appointments can take place across West Midlands Combined Authority areas.
  • Know how to use office IT systems, based on Microsoft products.
  • Be confident in online engagement and able to use Teams/Zoom.
  • Be accurate in reviewing and assessing information.
  • Be prepared to undergo in-the-job training.
  • Be experienced in report writing.
  • Have experience of using different social media platforms and understand

the importance of ‘appropriate use’.

  • Accept confidentiality and sensitivity in handling client data.
  • Understand and contribute to the work of Resume Foundation.
  • Be able to develop and identify areas of improvement to our processes.


4.Time Requirement

The position would be available to start from December 2021 and would be line managed by Becy Stanley. We would be willing to discuss the possibility of a freelance worker for those who are self-employed.


5.Related Activities

The role will link to the overall work undertaken within Resume Foundation, including some online support within our national Employability programme.