Steps to Success Project Coach

Location: Hastings Contract: Permanent, Full-time Salary: £25,372 to £28,576 pro rata (depending on skills and experience) Closing Date: 18th December 2023

CXK is an award-winning charity that empowers young people and adults to build the skills and confidence they need to move into sustainable education, employment or training.  Each year we make a difference to more than 300,000 people across the South of England.

We are currently recruiting a Project Coach to work on the ‘Steps to Success’project in partnership with East Sussex County Council (ESCC).  Funded by the Department for Education, this exciting project will deliver a tested model across secondary schools in Hastings, supporting 100 young people in year 10 to achieve successful pathways post year 11 alongside improving their school attendance.

The Project Coach will be based within CXK’s Youth Employability Service (YES) and will undertake regular careers-based interventions with young people, supporting them alongside a bespoke work experience placement organised and overseen by ESCC’s Work Experience team.

Working in schools and in the community, you must be able to manage and plan your days with flexibility, use your initiative and have excellent planning and communication skills.

Main Responsibilities

  • To work with a caseload of young people providing regular 1:1 holistic Information, Advice and Guidance to complete agreed goals.
  • Work closely with local schools to ensure that young people are available to be seen and supported by the project and appropriate referrals are made.
  • Use community venues and other spaces to see young people in when school is not possible.
  • Liaise with parents to support them to support their young people.

Please click here for the full job description and person specification.  If you have any questions about the role, please contact Sarah Mills on 07825 751345.

In return for your skills and experience, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • £23,438 to £28,576 per annum
  • 28-31 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Defined contribution pension scheme (matched by CXK up to 10% depending on length of service)
  • Death in service life assurance policy (3 x annual salary)
  • Flexible working
  • Generous sick leave benefits
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Comprehensive training and development programmes
  • Mental health first aiders
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Interest free parking permit loans
  • Employee Assistance programme

To apply for this role all you need to do is download, complete and upload the CXK application form.  Please note that CVs alone will not be considered. 

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 18th December 2023

**Please note that we reserve the right close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.  Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible**



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