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Job Vacancy: Coach (Work Well Suffolk)

Job Vacancy: Coach (Work Well Suffolk)

Job Ref: 019/21

  • Permanent
  • 37 hour (full-time)
  • Covering Suffolk East, with office base at the Lowestoft Learning Centre
  • 24,300 per annum

Do you want to be in at the start of something amazing? Do you want to shape and build a coaching service providing personalised health, wellbeing, employability and skills support to vulnerable adults?

Working across Suffolk you will need to be an engaging, motivated and innovative professional who will deliver a bespoke, holistic and integrated coaching service for adults with disabilities and health conditions to improve their quality of life, independence and provide opportunities for progression into sustainable employment, where appropriate. This will be achieved through building and sustaining relationships with existing health and local government professionals as well as community organisations, learning/training providers and employers. The service will be focused on vulnerable adults with autism, mental health issues, learning difficulties and other barriers to work.

We are recruiting for a full-time coach to cover Suffolk East with an office base at the Lowestoft Learning Centre.

Starting salary: £22,950 per annum rising to £24,300 following a successful three-month probationary period.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Leanne Buss on: 07511 059 720 or email

Through the development of a trusted relationship with a participant caseload in a designated geographical patch, you will conduct a holistic needs assessment and develop a mutually agreed plan to address individual needs and aspirations. The postholder will forge effective relationships with statutory and voluntary organisation that include the local network of Social Prescribing schemes to ensure a flow of referrals to and from the service. Knowledge of and strong links within your local community is critical to the success of the delivery of this programme. It is important that you understand local labour market trends and are confident in managing an integrated service approach.

The post is joint funded through the European Social Fund and Suffolk County Council.

Please Note: For Coach roles, access to your own transport is essential as working from multiple locations on the same day may be involved and public transport will not allow you to fulfil the required travelling for these posts.

Realise Futures is proud to be a mindful employer that offers a range of employee benefits including flexible working arrangements (where business needs allow), 25 days annual leave (in addition to recognised bank holidays) and an occupational pension scheme.

Realise Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. This role is subject to a DBS check.

How to Apply:

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Closing date: 12pm 15th July

Interview date: 26th July (please make sure you are available for this date)

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