We are now looking for a Change Coach to join our teams supporting people                                                across Cornwall for a two year contract.

This role will be part funded by the European Social Fund.

The Benefits

- Salary of £21,000 - £24,000 per annum
- Employer’s contribution pension scheme
- NHS Top-Up Healthcare plan membership for all staff
- Join an organisation that is empowering communities in Cornwall

This is a rare and exciting challenge for an individual to support people from across Cornwall to make a positive change in their lives.

This exciting two year contract comes with the chance to make a real impact on Cornish people, helping them back into work, to gain qualifications or to become healthier, more productive members of society.

What’s more, you’ll find that our teams of supportive, talented professionals will support you to be the best you can be, just as you are supporting others. CN4C are a family and are eager for you to join them and progress your career whilst developing the lives of deserving people in Cornwall.

The Role

As a Change Coach, you will be responsible for guiding individuals through their journey to wellness, social inclusion, learning or work.

Managing a caseload of participants, you will help them identify and overcome barriers, achieve their goals and take positive action. Focusing on training, education, volunteering, and work, you will support individuals to progress their lives and overcome challenges.

You will work directly with participants within a group and 1-2-1 setting, building relationships and providing advice and guidance in an inclusive manner that will help to impact needs and disadvantages.

Additionally, your role will involve:

- Supporting individuals to move into training, education, volunteering, employment work and job searches
- Running engagement activities
- Building relationships with local specialist project partners
- Supporting participants to complete any programme eligibility paperwork and evidence
- Identifying and forging relationships with partners and stakeholders

About You

To be considered as a Change Coach, you will need:

- Experience of working with people with multiple and complex needs
- An understanding of how to overcome the barriers for people from disadvantaged communities and people facing multiple and complex needs
- An understanding of the need for confidentiality and equal opportunities
- An understanding of how to create a safe operating environment
- An understanding of working with people through traumatic events
- A high level of interpersonal skills
- A high level of communication skills, both written and oral
- A Level 2 qualification or above in Information, Advice and Guidance, Mentoring or Coaching, or equivalent experience
- The ability to motivate people to make positive change
- An enthusiastic approach to engaging with members of our community
- The ability to support people in emotional distress
- Empathy and the ability to relate to those from a wide range of backgrounds

An understanding of community development would be beneficial to your application. A track record of working in partnership with voluntary and statutory organisations would also be an advantage, as would experience of virtual delivery of activities.

A Community Development qualification would be desirable, as would a Safeguarding Qualification at Level 2 or above.

Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Support Worker, Programme Co-ordinator, NEET Support Worker, or NEET Project Officer.

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