Business Manager

Location:  Stoke on Trent/ Staffordshire

Salary: £24,000 – £29,000

 

CONTRACT AWARD PENDING

 

Inspire 2 Independence are looking to recruit a confident leader to manage a new SFA programmes. It is essential that you are a proven Manager with at least 2 years contract management experience preferably direct with the SFA or as a subcontractor delivering SFA and qualification provision. Potential contracts could include SSU, SSW and NEET provision.

You must have an understanding of Awarding Body requirements and delivering qualifications via assessment delivery and have previous staff management experience leading teams to support customers with a high quality journey to progress towards sustainable employment and long term careers via providing qualifications, work experience and intensive support to achieve employment.

You will need to analyse data to drive financial and performance achievements, have experience of setting up a new contract and be able to convert theory into practice. You will have the responsibility for liaising with the Contract holder and accountability for the financial deliverables and performance targets including engagement of customers on to the programme, qualification accredited and non-accredited, work placements and sustainable jobs.

Experience of Ofsted would be beneficial along with own qualifications in teaching and learning or competent qualifications within specific sectors

The post holder must have own vehicle with business insurance and current driving licence

I2I is a Disability Confident employer and will offer an interview to any disabled individuals who have the relevant skills, qualifications and experience and who may be interested in this role.  Please contact us if you are unable to apply due to your disabilities and we will seek to find ways to support you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £24,000.00 to £29,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • management: 2 years (Preferred)

How to apply: Email your CV & A Cover Letter to  Heather on heather.williams@enteri2i.com or Apply via Indeed

Customer Engagement Officer

Location:  Stoke on Trent/ Staffordshire

Salary: £22,000 – £27,000

 

CONTRACT AWARD PENDING

 

Looking for a new challenge ????

Inspire 2 independence are looking to recruit a confident and sales focused Customer Engagement Officer to join our team in Stoke. Covering Stoke and Staffordshire supporting a range of new contracts.

You will work with customers to deliver an effective engagement service. The post-holder will establish, maintain and build effective working relationships with customers, partners and employers, understanding and meeting their needs to achieve contract and company targets in relation to sustained job outcomes.

The post holder will have clear targets to engage potential and current customers using a variety of mechanisms including telephone contact, home visits and Job Centre Plus/Other Stakeholders site meetings with clear outputs resulting in customers sign up to the program or customer progression/re-engagement to the program.

The role will include home visits to gather compliant and validation job start, outcome and sustainment information to ensure 100% compliance on financial claims improving monthly performance levels.

You will strategically develop our working partnership with Job Centre Plus in order to build and expand the current collaboration work customer engagement. Provide face to face meetings and follow up work to secure customer engagement and progression towards completing provision milestones and entering sustainable employment.

To succeed in this role the post-holder will be confident and customer focused. They will be tenacious, target driven and self-motivated with a positive attitude. They will need determination and a drive to succeed in. Driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential. Experience and understanding of ESFA funding and/or skills contracts is desirable.

I2I is a Disability Confident employer and will offer an interview to any disabled individuals who have the relevant skills, qualifications and experience and who may be interested in this role.  Please contact us if you are unable to apply due to your disabilities and we will seek to find ways to support you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,000.00 to £27,000.00 /year

 

How to apply: Email your CV & A Cover Letter to  Heather on heather.williams@enteri2i.com or Apply via Indeed

Skills Tutor

Location:  Stoke on Trent/ Staffordshire

Salary: £21,000 – £25,000

 

CONTRACT AWARD PENDING

Do you have a passion for developing skills? Are you experienced in supporting people with functional skills? Are you looking to work for a national training provider who is forward thinking and supportive? If so this could be perfect for you!

We are looking to recruit motivated and target driven Skills Tutors for our dedicated and passionate team in Stoke, potentially covering the Stoke and Staffordshire region. Contract awards pending for Skills support for the workforce, NEET and skills support for the un-employed.

  • Fully recognised Teaching or Training qualifications
  • Experience assessing competencies within a work environment and using a range of methods to capture evidence to meet unit specifications
  • Ability to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of work based learning programmes and working to targets and deadlines
  • Experience in assessing a range of regulated qualifications up to a minimum of Level 3 (SSW contract only)**
  • It is essential you have a driving licence and access to a car on a daily basis as travel to different sites and locations (applicable to outreach delivery only will be discussed prior to interview)

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Car allowance to subsidise the use of your vehicle (SSW contract only)
  • Laptop
  • Smart Phone for business use
  • Ongoing training and support including CPD
  • Business mileage reimbursed monthly

If you want to be part of a growing team and business and you meet the criteria required to fulfil the role then we want to hear from you.

I2I is a Disability Confident employer and will offer an interview to any disabled individuals who have the relevant skills, qualifications and experience and who may be interested in this role.  Please contact us if you are unable to apply due to your disabilities and we will seek to find ways to support you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £21,000.00 to £25,000.00 /year

Experience:

teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

How to apply: Email your CV & A Cover Letter to  Heather on heather.williams@enteri2i.com or Apply via Indeed

Support Manager

Location:  Stoke on Trent

Salary: £27,000

What do we need?

The role of Support Manager requires an engaging, empathetic and motivating individual, able to support people with complex barriers to move into sustainable employment.

Our Support Managers understand their communities and the wide range of services available within them. Brokering routes into existing services and liaising regularly with health professionals, partner organisations and employers in the local community, Support Managers are focused on ensuring every participants’ journey into sustainable employment is as smooth and well-coordinated as possible.

Support Managers are able to quickly build rapport with participants and proactively source job opportunities with appropriate employers through reverse marketing. They will maintain supportive relationships with both participant and employer once employment begins. Support Managers are engaging, motivating, assertive and able to manage their diaries in a time efficient manner.

Providing bespoke support to individuals, running regular group sessions, and delivering outreach support where appropriate, Support Managers are the people who can ensure individuals access the right support at the right time and progress towards their employment goals. They are able to adapt the support they provide, according to the changing needs of the participant.

This role is perfect for individuals with proven experience of supporting people with disabilities or long term health conditions in a recruitment environment. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a solution focussed approach, and be highly organised.

Are you right for the job?

  • Do you have a strong track record of achieving positive outcomes and targets in
    a fast paced environment?
  • Are you a local area expert, with strong knowledge of services and employers and support available in your community?
  • Do you have the ability to tailor your approach and deliver a range of support to
    individuals with multiple and complex barriers to employment?
  • Are you a confident relationship builder, able to create opportunities with
    employers that match your participant needs?
  • Are you prepared to travel regularly to support participants, and effectively manage your diary to achieve this?
  • Do you motivate people, work well in a team and stay focused under pressure?
  •  Do you have the ability and passion to turn around the lives of people through engagement and inclusion?

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Engaging participants referred to the Work and Health programme, assessing their support and development needs and working with them to co-produce an action plan into sustainable employment.
2. Working with partners to contribute to and influence the development of the participant’s action plan. This could include warm handovers from JCP,
integration of support delivered by health providers, or agreeing joint delivery of support with local authority social services.
3. Motivate participants while managing and facilitating their journey into sustainable employment, based on their co-produced action plan.
4. Undertake or participate in regular case conferences with partner organisations, support services, employers and/or other team members to ensure every participant’s journey is smooth and consistent.
5. Organise and coordinate a varied timetable of activities, including one to one meetings, group sessions, outreach appointments, and employer and
stakeholder engagement.
6. Build and maintain strong relationships with employers to identify vacancies and where required tailor these to participants strengths and needs.
7. Build and maintain relationships with existing services within the community that will support participants in achieving their employability and wellbeing goals, including voluntary opportunities, benefits advice, counselling, housing support, training, health services and leisure activities.
8. Supervise and guide the volunteers in order to provide participants with additional support to access community provision, thereby creating a ‘circle of support’.

 

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this exciting role please send your CV and cover letter stating which position you are applying for. All offers are subject to references and Criminal Records Bureau checks.

I2i is a “Disability Confident Employer” and we welcome applications from individuals who consider themselves to be disabled. Please contact us if you are unable to apply due to your disabilities and we will seek to find ways to support you.

In compliance with the Data Protection Act, your details will not be passed to any third parties and will be used for the purpose of the role you have applied, or any other suitable roles. Your details will be retained no longer than necessary and disposed of in a confidential manner.

We thank you for your interest in the above position.

 

A full job description is available on request

 

How to apply: Email your CV & A Cover Letter to  Heather on heather.williams@enteri2i.com