Personal Coach - Education

  • Location
    East Molesey, Surrey
  • Salary
    £14.72/Hourly
  • Category
    Education & Childcare - Careers Advisory
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Education and Childcare
  • External Reference
    SCC12192

Adecco are currently recruiting for a PERSONAL COACH for a Local Authority based in SURREY.



Personal Coach - Education


based in either North East Surrey or South West Surrey


Full time -36 hours per week


Temporary role - 3 months (possible extension)


£14.72 per hour


To provide information, advice and guidance to vulnerable young people in Surrey, to support them to make realistic choices about education, training and employment, so as to ensure a positive outcome and progress towards a sustained post-16 destination. The role will contribute to the local authority's statutory duty to enable, assist and encourage young people to participate in education and training up to the age of 18. This will be achieved through supporting personal development, including helping young people through challenging issues related to relationships, home life and academic stress.



The post-holder will work with young people and their families to secure a sustained post-16 education or training destination, meeting the young people at home or in the community as necessary. Young people will be supported with careers eduation, information, advice and guidance and work-related learning, using action plans to support progress towards goals. Engagement will be through one-to-one or small group sessions, using appropriate aptitude tests, skills assessment tools, psychometric testing and personal inventories. Interactions will be recorded to evidence young people's progress and outcomes. Liaising with schools, further education and training providers, employers and wider services supporting young people, the post-holder will support young people to identify and progress towards a suitable education or training destination in line with their duty to participate until the age of 18. This will involve researching careers, options and support organisation to meet young people's needs and keeping up-todate with labour market informaiton, legislation, and professional and academic developments. Where relevant this will include visiting employers, further and training providers and attending events run by educational and professional bodies.


Support delivery * Assist with the delivery of relevant schemes of work, delivery and assessment. * Deliver a range of operational support for existing systems or processes to agreed standards, to maximise quality of teaching & learning. * Support more senior staff in classroom management and behaviour techniques. * May carry out personal care routines as appropriate. Planning & Organising * Plan and prioritise own work activities for the weeks ahead, to ensure operational efficiency. Respond effectively to changing demands, adjusting priorities as needed. Policy and Compliance * Assist with work in a relevant technical or regulatory area in order that statutory and policy compliance is maintained. Work with others * Respond to and resolve enquiries and problems, judging when to pass on complex issues or involve others, to provide an effective support and clear advice to colleagues and customers. * Report any concerns, problems or incidents, e.g. safeguarding, behaviour in accordance with relevant reporting procedures. * Guide and/or supervise staff in their duties to facilitate their development and ensure standards are maintained. * Communicate and liaise with service users and/or external contacts, representing the team/service as required. Resources * May assist in the management of a small budget or recovery of income. Analysis, Reporting & Documentation * Collate data, prepare reports/statistics to meet statutory/management information requirements. * Recommend improvements and support implementation to systems, processes and procedures, ensuring best practice is shared across the team. * Support, coordinate and undertake research into a variety of projects in the defined area of activity to support achievement of team's objectives.











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Please apply with your CV to: Sadie Nunn