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Career Connect is a large vibrant and innovative Charity delivering advice and guidance
services across the Northwest.

Originally established as Greater Merseyside Connexions in 2001 and later became a Charity
(April 2011) forming as Career Connect.

Since our formation as a Charity in April 2011, the Charity has gone from strength to strength.
With a workforce of 400+ employees and a passion for helping others realise their potential,
we help adults and young people make informed choices to succeed in work, education and
training.

We have successfully delivered a wide range of contracts and have expanded our reach well
beyond the Liverpool City Region, with significant delivery across Manchester and the North
West.

We have a strong relationship with 200+ schools as their chosen IAG specialist and deliver the
National Careers Service providing universal careers guidance to adults across the Liverpool
City Region, Cheshire & Warrington and Lancashire, in community venues such as job centres
and in prisons, supporting offenders.

Achieve North West Connect are a wholly owned subsidiary of Career Connect and specialise
in targeted support for offenders in custody and community (including ‘through the gate’)
helping people to overcome barriers and make positive changes/ achieve goals.

We also cover several local authority areas, delivering NEET services and have a significant
social investment programme - Unlocking Potential, who work with vulnerable young people
aged 14-17 (up to 25 for young people with SEND) that are NEET/at risk of becoming NEET.
We pride ourselves on being reliable, responsive, innovative, accountable, proud and
independent.

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Company Benefits

  • * Competitive salary
  • * Company Pension
  • * Flexible Working
  • * Generous leave entitlement package (starting entitlement 25 days, which increases to 31 with service) plus bank holidays
  • * Company sickness pay above statutory minimum
  • * Enhanced Maternity pay terms
  • * Counselling
  • * Occupational Health Services that includes and Employee Assistance Programme
  • * Childcare Voucher scheme, helping working parents save hundreds of pounds every year
  • * Travel Loans
  • * Cycle Scheme
  • * Optical benefits

The company has invested in my professional development supporting me through various qualifications to upskill and deliver an improved service

- Career Connect Employee

It is apparent from the assessment that the employees feel the business remains a great place to work

- IiP report 2016

Current Vacancies

Engagement Coach (X3 vacancies)

We are recruiting X3 Engagement Coaches to work across the Salford & Manchester City region (ESIF NEET contract) supporting young people to move on in work and learning.

Working on the ESIF NEET Contract, Engagement Coaches provide support to young people who are the most disadvantaged and who are at risk of becoming long term NEET. This will include young carers, offenders/ex-offenders, pregnant/teenage parents, those who are in care or are care leavers or have special educational needs and/or disabilities.

This exciting role will provide you with the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of local families in Manchester, through one-to-one support and group activities with the aim of progressing and sustaining young people into education, employment and training outcomes. There will be targets allocated to you in this job, to ensure young people are moving on.

For a full job description of the job responsibilities and requirements, please click here

For specific enquires please contact Julie Riley on 07807 166746

The closing date for applications is 26/06/2018

Interviews are expected to take place W/C 2nd July and will take place in Manchester.

Location:Manchester and Salford

Term:fixed term until 31/03/2019

Salary:£17,387 to £22,452 (DOE)

Job Reference Number:ENC

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