Location: Tonbridge with extensive travel across Kent
Reports to: Project Manager (Aspirations)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing Date: Mon 17-Apr 2017
Runway Training was established in 2008 as a provider specialising in adult literacy and numeracy. Today we offer a wide range of courses and deliver across Kent and the wider South East. To date, we have helped in excess of 10,000 learners achieve nationally-recognised qualifications, enabling them to develop the skills they require to achieve their goals.
The Functional Skills Support Work will contribute towards the smooth running of a new Big Lottery Fund (BLF)/European Social Fund (ESF) Building Better Opportunities (BBO) funded service. This service is designed to increase wellbeing, resilience and skills, and to provide a pathway to work, volunteering or work-like activities for people who have had mental health issues which have been a barrier to work. Aspirations for Life, will include partners from the voluntary sector, arts, sports and community groups and will be delivered across Kent and East Sussex.
This role will involve providing dedicated one to one support to help learners improve their literacy and numeracy skills. This project will deliver a new service for people who have had mental health condition, which have become a barrier to finding work. As the project will involve helping those who are often hardest to reach, the right candidate will need to be comfortable with working in residential and remote locations.
The post holder will ensure frequent and effective communication with the Project Manager. Monitoring and evaluating the services will be a big part of this role. You will be responsible for shaping service delivery, building strong relationships with partners and maintaining Runway Training’s strong reputation.
To request an application pack including Job Description and Person Specification please contact Thomas Harrison on 01732 402 402 or at firstname.lastname@example.org For a hard copy application pack, please write to us at:-
190 High Street
Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1BE
Runway Training is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.