Basic Skills Officers x 2

Location
England, London
Salary
£34395 - £40454 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2021
Closes
29 Apr 2021
Ref
R0005046
Contact
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Seniority
Officer
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Salary: £34,395 to £40,454 per annum

Hours: 36 per week

Contract Type: Secondment/Fixed Term Contract until March 2023

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in 2021?

We're looking for two Basic Skills Officers to join us at Clarion Futures

Clarion Futures is the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing Group. Our mission is to provide support, skills and opportunities to Clarion residents nationwide, transforming lives and communities.

We exist to maximise the opportunities available to our residents, providing people with the tools and support they need to overcome their challenges, from employment and financial support, through to youth and community programmes.

As Basic Skills Officer, you'll be responsible for the development and delivery of Clarion Futures' accredited functional skills training. We'll look to you to design learning materials that inspire and promote achievement as well as motivating and supporting customers to achieve accredited Functional Skills qualifications.

Some of your key accountabilities will include:-

  • Planning, preparing and delivering Functional Skills sessions alongside other relevant qualifications.
  • Use of a variety of techniques to diagnose customers' need for support, referring to specialists to assist in addressing their needs and achieving their personal goals.
  • Regularly assessing customers work to awarding body and Ofsted criteria
  • Supporting customers to achieve outcomes that enable them to progress into work, apprenticeships or further education.
  • Developing good working partnerships with organisations who deliver high quality learning and specialist support that are better able to help individuals to achieve their goals alongside their functional skills i.e. employers, local colleges and training providers.

You'll come to us with a recognised teaching qualification and will either possess or be working towards a relevant trade or trade related Assessor qualification and/or have Exams Officer experience. You'll also need experience of delivering functional skills, knowledge of the design of lesson plans as well as an understanding of the barriers to training and employment faced by disadvantaged individuals and how they can be overcome. Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills are also essential for the role.

If this sounds like an opportunity you're interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: 29th April at midnight

For further details on this vacancy please click 'apply'.

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

This post is subject to Enhanced Criminal Record Check Clearance.