Jobs @ Reach

Work and Enterprise Coach

Building Better Opportunities

Reach South Sheffield

Salary: £21,000

Working Hours: 35 hours per week

SYHA and Reach South Sheffield last year secured £2.7 million investment from the European Social Fund (ESF) and Big Lottery Fund (BLF) to lead an exciting & ambitious programme. Our Programme: Building Better Opportunities - Sheffield City Region (BBO SCR) is an integrated, person-centred employment service for people with physical and mental health conditions, learning disabilities and complex needs. It’s based on Individual Placement Support, a “place then train” approach that’s shown to be twice as effective as traditional approaches.


The programme is to be delivered until December 2018 will involve working with voluntary, community and private sector organisations in delivering objectives that have been set within our vision and strategy.


The post holder will:


  • Undertake rapid job search with customers (within first 30 days of being on the programme)

  • Develop links with the JC+, employers and learning providers to source individualised employment opportunities for customers

  • Coach customers in important work skills and provide up to 13 weeks of in-work and in-learning support to sustain outcomes

  • Work in tandem with the Health and Wellbeing Coach and as part of a wider multidisciplinary team

  • Motivate customers, to ensure continual engagement and to ensure that customers are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to move into sustainable employment

For an informal chat about the role, please call John Chamberlain on 0114 239 4888.

Click here for a job description and person specification. Click here for an application form.

Please return your application form to Gill Dyal at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by post to 187 Blackstock Road, Sheffield S14 1FX. 

Closing Date: 29th January 2018 at midday

Interviews will be held on: 2nd February 2018


Reach South Sheffield is a living wage employer