Career Coach

8 Jun 2022

Due to growth, we are now looking for an experienced Career Coach to offer practical career advice, ideas for a new career, deliver our inspiring webinars and find our mums suitable employment.   

We are looking for someone who has experience in delivering career coaching or employability training. You will be a great motivator, have experience of providing innovative career advice, understand a broad range of sectors and job opportunities along with proven experience of progressing people into work. 

You will have worked with a broad range of clients including job centre customers, long term unemployed and corporate women too. You will have experience of working to KPIs as we are required to progress 50% of our learners into employment through our engaging coaching programme. 

Experience of government funding and Ofsted would be an advantage although not necessary. Working for a not for profit or small training provider and compliance paperwork would be an advantage. 

 This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who loves supporting women to find work and who wants to be part of this growing, mum-focused, and transformational organization.  An understanding of safeguarding and inclusivity is important, and we carry out a full safeguarding and DBS checks as part of the role 

Hours: Full time & part time vacancies

Salary: 23k to 25k FTE Plus 7k OTE

Location: Flexible and remote working some meetings in Bromley, South London.

Job Summary:

 Key responsibilities: 

  1. To deliver high quality Information, Advice and Guidance to ensure the effective delivery of the Successful Mums Career Coaching Programme. 
  2. Complete each individuals start, review and job outcome paperwork accurately to ensure the business can claim the relevant funding. 
  3. Provide robust and informative 121 Career Coaching monthly sessions, setting SMART targets. 
  4. Deliver motivational webinars ensuring full attendance and retention. 
  5. Carry out job search to secure flexible, part-time, or full-time employment for the learners. 
  6. Continue to engage with the learners throughout the programme through email, phone calls, whats app and webinars. 
  7. Carry out 4 weekly structured reviews to monitor progress and identify new SMART targets. 
  8. Meet the set job outcome targets and sustainable targets in line with the contract requirements. 
  9. Proactively job search through relevant websites and engaging with employers. 
  10. Work closely with the head of quality and external organisations to ensure all compliance and ofsted requirements are met. 
  11. Communicate effectively and promptly to learners, employers, and staff to maintain an efficient working practice. 
  12. Adhering to safeguarding and inclusivity requirements. 
  13. Maintain own levels of CPD to ensure current teaching and assessment methods are used and the most up to date digital skills are being taught.

Skills required:

  • Coaching or teaching qualification or to be prepared to work towards this as part of your CPD. 
  • Experience in delivering training or career coaching to individuals looking for work. 
  • Proven experience of supporting women into employment. 
  • Previous experience of using an online learning platform. 
  • Setting clear SMART targets and managing these targets to ensure they are met. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both in written copy and verbal. 
  • Very organised and able to work to deadlines. 
  • Confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate. 

What is on offer:

  • FTE 23k to 25K depending on experience (or 21k for a trainee coach role)
  • Up to 7k OTE
  • No working in the month of August
  • FTE 28 paid days off
  • Flexible working in a family friendly organization
  • Friendly close-knit team
  • Working in an organization that changes lives for the better
  • Personal achievement and ongoing CPD support

Sound like you? Please send your CV demonstrating how you would be a good fit for the role.


All successful candidates have the opportunity to start their new job with relevant training from Successful Mums. Please note we are a training company for mums, we aren’t a recruitment agency. We act as a job board to encourage flexible working. We wish you all the best in your application and please follow up directly with the employer. If you’d like help with your CV, confidence or looking for career advice, then apply for one of our FREE courses here