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Employment Coach (Temporary 18 months)

Coatbridge - Simon Community Scotland

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Job Description:

To maintain our success in delivering against our vision and values and to enable us to reach, connect and work with more people every year, we are looking for an Employment Coach to join our North Lanarkshire teams.

Mostly based in Coatbridge, but travelling to and supporting Services in and around Coatbridge, Airdrie, Motherwell and Wishaw.


The service will be an extension to our current housing support services within North Lanarkshire and will work with people who have experienced barriers to employment due to being homeless. The service will act as the bridge between specialist housing support services and employability services; removing barriers and developing placement, training and employment opportunities.


We are recruiting this Employment Coach to provide:


  • Engagement with Service users who are in stage 1 or 2 of the employment pipeline
  • Weekly support to Service users who are actively seeking employment / training
  • Help to tackle additional barriers to employment created due to the Service user having been homeless
  • Ways to source suitable placements and employment opportunities
  • Liaison with employers whilst the Service user is in employment / training
  • Support for our Service users into sustainable employment


This post requires a PVG check to be undertaken by Disclosure Scotland. The post also requires that you have a current driving license and access to a car in order to carry out daily driving duties.


Further information on tasks, responsibilities and criteria for this role is available on the Job Description and Person Specification (both available on our website).


If you would relish this challenging opportunity and would like to join our experienced teams, working with and around many of our North Lanarkshire Services, please send us your details using our application pack. Click apply on our website; alternatively, email us or call to request an application pack.

Salary –  £22,898




Job Expires – Friday 17th November 2017


Salary: £20,000 - £25,000


Job Category: Housing/ Homelessness

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Location: Coatbridge

Keywords: charity, Homelessness, Housing, North Lanarkshire, Social Care

Job Expires:

How to Apply:

Please send us your details using our application pack. Packs can be downloaded via our website at us/ current vacancies; alternatively, email us on or call 0141 418 6980 to request an application pack.

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