Job Search and Employability Tutor

Job Category: Tutor
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £26000 - £29000

Are you looking for a job that will make a difference? Are you performance oriented and love helping people? We have great news for you. We found you a job at Get Set UK.

Why Get Set UK?

Get Set UK is bursting with culture, energy, and opportunity – 83% of our employees’ love working for Get Set UK and find their job rewarding and inspiring. We are a high-performing people services provider, delivering a range of exciting government funded programmes that are aimed at supporting people to find employment and gain qualifications. Our mission is to support and enable individuals to maximise their employment and career potential. We are changing the way employers hire by challenging mindsets, connecting them with valuable candidates and empowering our customers to enhance their skills and confidently step back into employment.

Join us and work for a fast- growing company that values people and works for people!

Job Purpose

  • Actively complete job search sessions.
  • Awareness of sector base – specific job search sessions.
  • Business Development – Employer Vacancy Sourcing.
  • Supporting applications from our customer base.
  • Arranging interviews when required.
  • A strong understanding of the local labour market.
  • Encouraging and supporting workshops (Employer Vacancies).
  • Strength in business development.
  • Good stakeholder management and engagement skills.
  • Very good attendance and time keeping necessary.
  • Admin – Letter sending appointment invite / reminder.
  • Working with a team of trainers on projects supporting newly unemployed individuals.
  • Efficient in time management and demonstrate effective planning and organising skills to ensure all  tasks are completed in time.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and motivate others to develop/grow industry-specific knowledge and skills.
  • Confidently support customers and enable them to feel more empowered & confident.
  • Work closely with internal departments to prepare candidates for relevant vacancies, equipping them with skills, and all-round support, like admin tasks such as confirming attendance & absences for activities.
  • To conduct Group Job Networking Sessions throughout the day.
  • Meet KPI expectations of the contract

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing and delivering accredited Employability and Customer Service courses.
  • Have a flexible approach to learning and adjust style of delivery to engage with learners.
  • High levels of engagement required to meet the agreed KPI’s.
  • Be commercially aware and understand contractual requirements and be willing to adjust delivery to ensure requirements are being met.
  • Provide participants with quality constructive feedback that allows them to improve and prepare for the dynamic work environment.
  • Provide support to the participants to enable them to sustain employment through good practice and overcome any foreseen barriers.
  • Promote company’s vision of equal opportunities and values.
  • Ability to work remotely with Get Set UK Offices / Venues as and when required.

Key Skills Required

  • Effectively teach and assess Employability and Customer Service learners’ skills.
  • Establish and maintain a rapport with learners and customise your teaching approach as appropriate.
  • Maintain a high level of communication with learners to maximise retention.
  • To support and provide administration support when required.
  • Impeccable diary management.
  • Ensure learners achieve qualification within timeframe set on contract.
  • Ability to carry out the duties of the job with reasonable adjustments when necessary.
  • Ability to seek out solutions to problems and creatively reinforce learning.
  • Strong training delivery, time management, planning and organisational skills.
  • High level of initiative and motivation to drive learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Capacity to adapt and innovate, when necessary to stimulate learning and provide learning opportunity to learners.
  • Be commercially aware and understand contractual requirements and be willing to adjust delivery to ensure requirements are being met.
  • Be proficient in basic computer skills and use of Microsoft Office.

Ideal Candidate

  • You must have a teaching qualification and a minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
  • Identifying and supporting individual learning needs.
  • Experience of working with learners with additional learning needs.
  • Experience of remote delivery and teaching / virtual learning environments
  • Have a flexible approach to learning and adjust style of delivery to engage with learners.
  • High levels of engagement required.


  • Company pension & events
  • Flexible schedule; Gym membership
  • Private medical insurance; Wellness programs
  • Sick pay

We are a Disability Confident Employer and welcome all applications.

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