The Forward Trust is hiring a
Offering an excellent benefits package, a friendly and supportive team, and opportunities for professional and personal development, we are looking for a Team Leader to manage a team of Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) Advisors in the Hertfordshire, Essex and Suffolk (HES) Prisons
The Forward Trust is a fast growing Matrix Standard, ERSA Employability Awards 2020 Highly Commended IAG, vocational training, skills and employability provider. The Forward Trust are a leading IAG provider across 18 prisons and looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Team Leader to lead this exciting Careers Advice service.
As the Team Leader working to our Operational Manager you will be managing a team of eight and ensuring your team of IAG Advisors are supporting learners in prison with high quality careers advice. You will come from a careers advice background and ensure the contract delivers its performance targets and provides a high quality award winning service to our learners.
We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, go getting and very practical individuals with experience of careers advice and working in prisons.. We do not want people whom just `ticks boxes’ and instead we want people who are committed to delivering high quality information, advice and guidance and progressing clients into good quality employment that will help them succeed in their lives.
We value the dedication and commitment of our employees by rewarding them with market-leading pay and benefits. We provide comprehensive training e.g. the Level 4 Employability Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard and opportunities to progress in the Employment Services Division.
We also offer:
Season Ticket Loan Scheme
Cycle to work scheme
25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)