+ Employability Coach
£25,553 – £27,118
Service Manager – Senior Youth Club
Full or part time hours availaible
To partner and engage with BLGC patrons, supporters, and local employers to develop pathways of learning, training, and employment opportunities for young people. Influencing potential providers to create opportunities for ‘World of Work’ days, taster sessions, placements and job opportunities for young people who are on their journey towards employment whilst helping employers with creative ways to engage with a young workforce.
In addition, you will be responsible for your own small caseload of young people on a 1-1 and in and running group sessions. Coaching, advising, and guiding young people into education, training, learning and employment opportunities; tracking distance travelled, outcomes and destinations.
Bolton Lads & Girls Club (BLGC) is an innovative, dynamic and progressive children and young people’s charity based in Bolton. Established in 1889, our mission statement is “to enable children and young people, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to live happier, healthier and positive lives by providing somewhere to go that’s safe and modern, something to do that is inspiring and engaging, and someone to talk to when they need it the most”. Open 51 weeks of the year, we provide a vast array of opportunities to improve the lives of our 4,000 active members through universal and targeted services. We operate across three sites, employ around 100 people and have the support and commitment of 100 volunteers. Over the last few years we have seen the demand for our services increase significantly and we’ve set ourselves a target to help more young people than ever.
BLGC were the first youth organisation to be awarded ‘Youth organisation of the year’ by UK Youth and we are the proud recipient of the Queens Award, amongst other prestigious awards. Our charity has a strong reputation locally, regionally and nationally. We are ambitious and aspirational and are growing and have recently re-opened our main centre in the heart of Bolton following a major £2.6m refurbishment programme
All staff have free access to our high-quality gym, during the day, you will also be enrolled into our pension plan and have access to free holiday club child-care. We offer flexible working, and have a wellbeing offer for you to access at times when you may need it. We have a fantastic track record for professional development and training opportunities, and are committed to developing our team.
Come and join us in a fun working environment, where no two days are the same . It’s an exciting time to join BLGC!