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Employability Coach & Trainer

  • circa of £26,500 per annum
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Royal British Legion Industries

This is a permanent, full time role based in Maidstone, Kent with extensive travel – both UK and abroad

Main purpose of job:

To be part of team of specialist trainers within RBLI, delivering a variety of employability-related modules and courses to audiences from a wide range of backgrounds and walks of life. The role will see an extensive amount of travel across the UK and Europe and will include a large degree of autonomy amongst a heavy schedule of training delivery.

Your Key Responsibilities:

• To deliver a range of training packages/modules – many related to employability skills - to an often challenging audience, often using a coaching approach.

• To deliver as part of a team responsible for ensuring sustainable outcomes for the attendees.

• To work with colleagues and others, to evolve course material and/or delivery to ensure it retains its relevance to the audiences and continues to provide appropriate outcomes.

• To liaise with other specialists where customers present with complex combinations of difficulties causing significant barriers to returning to work.

• To work with specialists in those areas where emotional and/or physical health needs to be incorporated into the training or where recipients of training are experiencing difficulties.

• To ensure that your own actions support equality, diversity and rights of our customers and their families.

• To work with the wider team to ensure the best possible delegate experience whether this be through delivery of training or other elements including administration.

• To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work.

• To reflect on own practice and develop new skills and abilities as required.

• To evaluate own performance and overall training/development performance of each programme delivered to ensure aims, objectives and outcomes are achieved.

• To be an active participant in any appropriate in-service training and development programmes.

• To work with Business Development and other commercially focussed teams to implement strategy for external training revenue stream.

• To explore a range of opportunities to further increase revenue generation for all RBLI products specifically LifeWorks and other workshops.

• To participate in performance appraisal reviews as an appraisee.

Core Competencies:

• Adaptable and flexible.

• Verbal communication, including presentation and listening.

• Structured and organised.

• Problem solving and decisive.

• Innovation/creativity/originality.

• Team player.

• Client/delegate focussed.

Skills & Experience Required:


• Recent experience of delivering training and coaching in a range of formats to a wide variety of participants/learners.

• Must be willing to travel across the UK and abroad. Travel will account for up to 5 nights away from base location in up to 3 weeks out of each month

• Must have flexibility and be adaptable to change.

• Must possess a full driving licence.


• Possess or be prepared to work towards PTLLS or other appropriate qualification.

• Experience of designing a range of training workshops, including aspects of employability and motivation


RBLI offers a range of benefits including 25 days holiday per annum pro rata, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan, Life Assurance and Childcare Vouchers.

If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement to [email protected]

RBLI is an equal opportunities employer.

* RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date


  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Posted on: 12/09/2019 08:15
  • Reference: ECT1940