We are recruiting a Progressions Coordinator for our West Dunbartonshire team, who will also carry out work across Renfrewshire and Inverclyde. You will be required to deliver group employability and personal development workshops and accredited qualifications at the Street League Academy. They will carry out 1-2-1 progression meetings with Street League participants and liaise with employers and colleges to broker opportunities and support young people into Education, Employment or Training.
Responsible for positive participant outcomes into Employment, Education and Training, the progressions team are an integral part of Street League operational delivery. Targeted on delivery and outcomes you will report to the Operations Manager.
Experience in delivering employability services, accredited qualifications and job brokering is essential. Considerations will be made for candidates with experience in delivering training or in careers guidance plus an appropriate assessor qualification would be desirable.
Street League will begin screening candidates prior to the closing date and an appointment could be made ahead of this date. Candidates are strongly advised to send their applications as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Please see attached the full Job Description and Person Specification
Since 1991, The Big Issue has fought poverty by creating opportunities and supporting people to take control of their lives.
As part of the development of The Big Issue Group’s (TBIG’s) joint Social Impact Framework (SIF) we are now looking to recruit an Impact Manager. The Impact Manager will be based in the Big Issue Invest Impact Team with the exciting role in the developing the SIF in line with the Group’s new strategy.
Working across TBIG the Impact Manager will develop buy in for the SIF and support colleagues to establish clear and effective impact management approaches to understand our social, economic and environmental impact. This includes ensuring quality data collection, analysis and reporting systems.
The IM will work closely with the Big Issue Invests’ Head of Impact to build the SIF based on the experience to date of Big Issue Invest. Critically, the SIF must work both to support the internal impact information needs of the business and provide reporting for external funders and stakeholders of the Big Issue.
Salary and Benefits
A salary commensurate with the third sector, which can be confirmed on request
Incremental holiday entitlement starting at 25 days per year plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff) plus paid leave to care for a sick child or grandchild and a sick or elderly relation
Incremental sick pay starting at 5 days per rolling year
Enhanced contribution to our workplace pension
Enhanced maternity pay
Training and development opportunities including an open learning library and management training schemes
Health benefits include life cover, a health Cashplan scheme which provides access to counselling and a range of therapies
Please note that we reserve the right to review and amend our staff benefits and they do not form part of any contract of employment.
This role will preferably be based at one of our main Big Issue offices in London (Finsbury Park office), Glasgow, Cardiff or Birmingham. Home working arrangements will be considering. Following covid-19, you will need to travel within the UK on occasion. Due to the current situation with Covid-19 our main offices are currently closed but we are fully equipped for flexible home working until the offices re-open fully and beyond.