Vacancy – Transformational Coach
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
(consideration may be given to two suitable part-time applicants at 18.75 hours each)

£13.06 per hour (£25,472.00 p.a. pro rata) Fixed term from mid-July start to 31st December 2021

To work from Renaissance UK office base in Blackpool (some home based working during coronavirus social distancing measures) to cover Blackpool and pan Lancashire

The Changing Futures (Building Better Opportunities) project for Lancashire is a multi-partner delivery model that aims to support those most at risk of exclusion from the labour market and identify, reduce and/or remove barriers to engagement and employment for eligible participants. 

The Transformational Coach is key to the delivery model for this project and should be an individual(s) with the capability to provide intensive and sustained support to take the participant through each stage of the project, from initial assessment, through to evaluation, assessment of progress and achieving a positive outcome.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, innovative and enjoy working with and supporting vulnerable individuals with complex and diverse needs. You will be the single point of contact for the participant, maintain regular and consistent contact with them and be responsible for inspiring and motivating them to remain engaged and to move towards education and/or employment as well as the tracking, monitoring and contractual requirements of the project.

You will require excellent listening and communication skills, experience in delivering presentations, monitoring & report writing, managing a client caseload, meeting targets and deadlines, and of working with individuals to achieve positive changes in their life. Employment, budgeting and benefit knowledge are also advantageous. You will also demonstrate up to date knowledge and understanding of HIV, sexual health and substance misuse and ideally have experience of working with volunteers. You will need to demonstrate effective partnership working with BBO Changing Futures partners, wider partner organisations, and stakeholders in order to best meet the needs of the participant.

If you are interested in applying please request an application pack from Nicola Hayton nhayton@ren-uk.com or call 01253 311431. Closing date for applications is 10th July 2020

Renaissance UK has a commitment to safer recruitment through its safeguarding policy and personal staff development in line with Equal Opportunities.

Charity No: 1076154
Limited Company No: 03723917

The Changing Futures Project is part of the Building Better Opportunities programme in Lancashire, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund.

Sexual Health Outreach Work Vacancy

Background:

The Renaissance sexual health outreach service (funded through Blackpool Council & Lancashire County Council) supports in situ sexual health advice, education and referrals in the public sex environments LGBTQ+ venues, online and other sex on premises locations of Blackpool & Lancashire (Inc Blackburn with Darwen), targeting gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men.

Opportunity-

2 Positions are available as a Sexual Health outreach worker, 10 hours per week working across Lancashire (Renaissance will consider single candidates applying for both positions)

Rate of Pay: – £10 per hour. 

The project will require weekend and late evening working, as well as travelling to and from area’s whilst on shift.

Own transport is essential, expenses provided.

Candidates will need the following criteria

  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Interest and/or knowledge in sexual health and HIV
  • Interest and/or experience of outreach working
  • Administration and IT skills including familiarity in the working of Apps
  • Knowledge/experience of issues facing gay, bisexual and other men that have sex with men
  • Knowledge of local supporting Services

Please note: It is an Occupational Requirement of this role that the successful candidate identifies as male due to the need to access public sex environments and male only venues.

Please prepare a written response in no more than 4 pages of A4 (font size 11)
and email it to Anthony West, awest@Ren-UK.com.
Closing date for applications is Midnight on the 31st of July 2020. (Interview date: To Be Confirmed)

Your response must clearly outline the position you are applying for and the reasons why you are applying for this post. Please include details of any relevant experience gained either in a paid or voluntary capacity, and details of any relevant training/education and other interests/experience relevant to this post. Please ensure you refer to the role criteria within your response. Previous applicants are encouraged to reapply.

Renaissance UK reserves the right to close applications early if a suitable candidate is recruited. Full training is provided, and an immediate start is desirable.

Please email your written response to Anthony West, at awest@Ren-UK.com or call Anthony on 01253 311431/07875 355390 for more information or an informal discussion.

Renaissance-UK Ltd has a commitment to safer recruitment through its safeguarding policy and personal staff development in line with Equal Opportunities.

Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record check with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), references and verification of qualifications

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If you would like to volunteer for any part of the service then please email Antony Henstock for a volunteer pack
ahenstock@Ren-UK.com