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About Us:

APM is a diverse international business which has a strong ongoing commitment to improving the economic and social wellbeing of the community through various prime or sub-provider contracts. Everyday provides an opportunity to help other people to regain quality of life and return to making valuable contributions to society all driven by our team of dedicated employees. This makes APM an exciting and rewarding place to work and forge a successful and rewarding career. But don’t just take our word for it…

"I enjoy working for APM because it allows me to do what I do best - helping people and being able to think outside the box. I have been inspired by so many people along the way". APM Employment Coach.

About You:

Are you ready to enable better lives by creating opportunities for positive change? If so, APM has an exciting new opportunity that will allow you to do what you do best!

As well as an upbeat, can-do attitude and a passion to succeed, you will be an adept communicator with the ability to influence, persuade and listen to others effectively whilst policing APM’s policies and procedures at all times.

Above all, you will be passionate about supporting people and maximising life opportunities within a values based culture.

About the benefits:

As well as a rewarding career within a business that is committed to its core values that enable you and our clients to be successful, you can also expect to receive a competitive salary and 25 days annual leave per year (pro rata for our part time employees).

APM recognises that people want to feel successful both at home and at work, and therefore, we offer staff a variety of lifestyle and welfare benefits, including a health care cash plan, employee assistance programme, pension scheme, life assurance, and amazing opportunities for professional development. In addition to this, expenses may be paid for business travel if the role is peripatetic.

Hours:

Unless otherwise stated the roles are Full Time, 37.00 hours per week, Monday to Thursday, 9.00 am to 5.30 pm and Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm with an hour for lunch each day. Some flexibility may be required depending on the nature of the role and contractual needs.

How to Apply:

If you want to join a team dedicated to improving over 1 million lives by 2020, we want to hear from you!

For every application we require a completed an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which can be found HERE and the relevant application form which can be found in the details of the vacancy.

Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure Check in line with APM's commitment to safeguarding.

Applications need to be sent to: APM HR Department, Unit 35 & 40, Newtown Shopping Centre Newtown, Birmingham, B19 2SS or via e-mail to recruitment@apm-uk.co.uk unless stated otherwise.

Offender Management Employer Engagement – North East Peripatetic

Are you ready to enable better lives by creating opportunities for positive change? If so, APM has an exciting new opportunity that will allow you to do what you do best!

Are you passionate about making a difference? If so, APM has an exciting new opportunity that will allow you to do what you do best and make a real difference!

Please Note:  The job title for this role is known as Employer Liaison Coordinator (ELC).

APM’s NOMS CFO Contract is an ESF funded project to help offenders move towards social inclusion and mainstream provision by addressing multiple barriers.  As an ELC you will actively assist our NOMS team to successfully engage ex-offenders into the world of work and ultimately where possible paid employment providing opportunities to focus on bettering lives and reducing reoffending.

The successful candidate will seek and provide employment opportunities such as placements, volunteering, apprenticeships, work experience and paid employment with offender friendly employers.  This is a busy and varied role which will require you to use all of your proven skills and behaviours to provide robust and dedicated support to improve lives.

About the Role:

You will seek offender friendly employers across the North East region predominantly Teesside, Central Newcastle and Northumberland area networking as required to actively promote APM and its services through forward thinking marketing activities, building relationships to secure appropriate opportunities for our NOMS client base (ex-offenders on licence or community orders).

Ensure high levels of customer service are maintained through ongoing contact with established networks. Robust and successful job matching through appropriate recruitment and selection methods to maximise the sustainability of job outcomes for our clients and employers a like.  This role may involve working with employers within the prison service.

You will be a source of information relating to the local labour markets and be an expert regarding vacancies, skills funding opportunities and government schemes etc.  You’ll always be seeking opportunities for business growth and development in the North East region.

You will be enthusiastic with a drive to succeed.  A hands approach will be required engaging with clients on a 1-2-1/group basis in order to support and prepare clients to secure opportunities.  You will do what it takes to positively make a difference.

You will be working within a fast-paced, results driven and rewarding environment, no two days will be the same!

This is a peripatetic role working across the North East region therefore a drivers licence is advantageous and the successful candidate must be able to travel as required.

About you:

As well as an upbeat, can-do attitude and a passion to succeed, you will be an adept communicator with the ability to influence, persuade and listen to others effectively.

An enthusiastic ‘go-getter’, confident, you’ll be approachable and adaptable allowing you to really succeed in meeting targets and exceeding them!

You will also be able to demonstrate the following skills in addition to the relevant job description requirements;

• Flexible approach to work and travel

• Proven sales experience, business development and success

• Resilience to working under pressure and to deadlines

• Problem solving and strong analytical skills

• Excellent written and spoken English

• High standards of customer service and a professional manner

• Confident with IT packages, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook

• Great attention to detail

• Networking and Liaison is essential

Salary:  £23,650

Closing Date:  Friday 5th May 2017

How to Apply:

How to Apply:

Please click HERE to access the Job Description which includes full information relating to the requirements of the role.

Click here to access and complete an Application Form.

Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to an appropriate Disclosure Check through DBS in line with APM's commitment to safeguarding followed by Prison/Community clearance in line with MOJ requirements.

Applications need to be sent for the attention of: Jo Patel , APM HR Department, Unit 35 & 40, Newtown Shopping Centre Newtown, Birmingham, B19 2SS or via e-mail to jo.patel@apm-uk.co.uk.

Mentors - NCS 2017 Summer Programme

Are you ready to participate in the Summer 2017 NCS programme, a life changing experience for young people across the UK? We would be delighted to have you on board!

“The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once in a lifetime, part residential experience open to all 15-17 year olds. The programme helps young people build skills for work and life whilst taking on exciting challenges, making new friends and contributing to their community.

We need inspirational people to assist our programme delivery staff, act as role-models and mentor participants. Mentors can support the personal and professional development of young people, gain new skills and make their C.V. stand out next summer. We’ll even throw in some fun, food and a residential!"

We now have opportunities available for positive and dedicated Mentors to join our team on this exciting new contract to change lives:-

“My NCS experience is something I will always treasure and has opened new opportunities, confidence, friends and memories to last a lifetime! I took part in activities I would never imagined of doing and I'm a much happier person!”

About the Role:

Working alongside the NCS Programme Delivery Team, you will act as an appropriate role model and programme ambassador. You will motivate and empower young people to engage in activities that will facilitate their growth in confidence, raise aspirations and assist in the realisation and achievement of their potential.

Locations:

Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Telford and Wrekin (locations for the PGL and University sites)

Salary: Senior Mentor £11.02ph

                        Mentor £8.40ph

About You:

As well as an upbeat, can-do attitude and a passion to positively impact young lives, you will also be a motivational individual and be able to empower and engage young people.

Your ability to coach and mentor young people will be fundamental to this role and therefore something you have a real passion for.

You must be interested in working with young people and supporting their development through the programme.

You will also be able to demonstrate the following skills in addition to the relevant job description requirements;

Please click HERE to access the Job Description for Mentor and HERE for Senior Mentor which include full information relating to the requirements of the roles.

Click HERE to access and complete an Application Form for Mentor and HERE for Senior Mentor.

Case Workers

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for experienced Case Workers to join the team working on the Working Capital Contract delivering employment services and holistic, personalised integrated services to ESA claimants.

Location:

This is a peripatectic role and the successful candidate must be flexible to travel as will be supporting individuals across the following 8 London boroughs:
-Lambeth
-Camden
-Islington
-Southwark
-Wandsworth
-Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
-City of Westminister
-City of London

Salary: £25,000.00- £28,000.00 per annum

Full details of this role are contained Job Description available by clicking here. Please click here  to access and complete the Application Form

South East: Enhancing Apprenticeships

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Are you passionate about making a difference? If so, APM has exciting new opportunities that will allow you to do what you do best and work alongside a dedicated team!

We are extremely excited to announce that APM will be delivering the Enhancing Apprenticeships (SELEP) contract in the South East region. The main aim of the services is to increase the number of individuals entering traineeships and apprenticeships at all levels.

The services must engage young people with an interest in the key sectors and provide them with on-going support to help them move into apprenticeships, traineeships, further education, volunteering or work. This is a busy and varied role which will require you to use all of your proven skills and behaviours to provide a robust and dedicated support to clients

Location: South East- Chatham/Medway (Peripatetic)

About you:

As well as an upbeat, can-do attitude and a passion to succeed, you will be an adept communicator with the ability to influence, persuade and listen to others effectively.

An enthusiastic ‘go-getter’, you’ll be approachable and adaptable allowing you to really succeed in meeting targets and exceeding them!

You will also be able to demonstrate the following skills in addition to the relevant job description requirements;

Above all else you will be passionate about supporting people into work and maximising their life opportunities.

About the Role:

Multifunctional Trainer:

You will actively engage with individuals and primarily focus on delivering employability skills and work experience to ensure learners are work-ready for vacancies in their sectors.

The main focus of the role will be to provide a full Learning and Development service to the clients as determined by contractual requirements. You will assist in planning, delivering and evaluation of training projects and training on a one-to-one and group basis.

You must be confident in classroom delivery and have a good understanding of the training course delivered.

This is a busy and varied role which will require you to use all of your proven skills and behaviours to provide a robust and dedicated support to clients.

You will be working within a fast-paced, results driven and rewarding environment, no two days will be the same!

Employability and Skills Coach

You will actively engage with individuals and primarily focus on delivering employability skills and work experience to ensure learners are work-ready for vacancies in their priority sectors. You will achieve this through a mix of assessments and diagnostics, training plan creations and delivery, and supporting and developing soft skills. This includes interview techniques, motivation and confidence coaching – you really will be an experienced all-rounder!

You will build strong relations to effectively plan engagement activities to ensure this meets all stakeholder expectations.

This is a busy and varied role which will require you to use all of your proven skills and behaviours to provide a robust and dedicated support to clients.

You will be working within a fast-paced, results driven and rewarding environment, no two days will be the same!

Salary: £23,650

How to Apply:

Please click HERE to access the Job Description for Multifunctional Trainer and Click here to access and complete an Application Form.

Please click HERE to access the Job Description for Employability and Skills Coach and Click here to access and complete an Application Form.

• High standards of customer service and professional manner

• Confident with IT packages, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook

• Great attention to detail

• Ability to prioritise own workload and manage own time

• Knowledge of the local labour market

Salary:  £23,650

How to Apply:

Please CLICK HERE to access the Job Description which includes full information relating to the requirements of the role.

CLICK HERE to access and complete an Application Form.

 

Data Miner- 6 Months FTC

About the Role:

You will be primarily responsible for all the Contact Centre support to APM’s customer base.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication, customer service and engagement skills especially when speaking to employers and customers when supporting them in the sustainability of employment.

You will be required to identify potential outcomes for continuous improvement in line with contract performance.

You must be comfortable with making outgoing calls to clients and employers as this will be crucial in this role.

Salary: £17,737

Location: West Bromwich

About you:

We will be looking for someone who can demonstrate an air of confidence and professionalism when communicating with clients and employers either face to face or over the telephone.

Must be competent in the use of IT systems, previous experience within a call centre environment would be desirable.

How to Apply:

Please click here to access the Job Description and Click here to access and complete an Application Form.

Applications need to be sent for the attention of: Kul Benning , APM HR Department, Unit 35 & 40, Newtown Shopping Centre Newtown, Birmingham, B19 2SS or via e-mail to kulvinder.benning@apm-uk.co.uk

Closing Date: 5.00pm, Friday 2nd June 2017

 Health and Wellbeing Advisor

Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Employment support services are a flourishing sector offering exciting opportunities for healthcare professionals who enjoy delivering holistic, evidence based interventions that empower our clients to change their lives for the better. APM have an opportunity for and qualified and experienced healthcare professional (most likely an Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or Clinical Psychologist with experience of both physical and mental health conditions) to join our excellent team, working on the innovative Working Capital Pilot to deliver health interventions within a person-centred framework.

Working Capital works in an integrated way with local services commissioned by local authorities and Health commissioners. The Pilot seeks to support long term unemployed residents from Wandsworth, Southwark, Lambeth, Camden, Islington, Westminster, City of London and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to secure employment and wellbeing related outcomes with the support of a Caseworker and Health Care professionals.

About the role:

The successful candidate will support our clients on their journey towards and into work by delivering health interventions including: health and vocational reviews, facilitating group and one to one workshops on condition management, and brief person centred therapeutic interventions, all whilst working to professional guidelines and in partnership with a caseworker and existing local services.

You will be working within a multi-disciplinary Health and Wellbeing Team where you are supported to fulfil your potential through a structured personal development programme including monthly shared learning, internal and external training courses, regular supervision and the opportunity to develop skills in teaching, presentation, research and analysis.

You will be supporting individuals across the one of the eight central London boroughs (although occasionally there will be a need for flexibility to cover a wider area in order to provide an exceptional service).

The fundamental part of the role will include:

To provide evidence based written reports on the clinical aspects and likely functional impact of a wide-range of health conditions and disabilities.

To utilise a positive, strengths based approach and promote recovery through work, training and meaningful activity.

To effectively select and use a range of therapeutic techniques and interventions and refer appropriately into relevant community based services.

To work as part of a large team and maintain effective working relationships to ensure that interventions are maximised and that KPI’s are met or even exceeded where possible.

Consulting, advising and training on clients’ psychological and physical care to colleagues within the service.

About You:

As well as an upbeat, can-do attitude and a passion to positively impact lives, you will also be a motivational individual who can demonstrate the effective use of evidence based psychological and therapeutic techniques.

You will have some experience of working within employability and in work support, and value the contribution that appropriate employment can make to an individual’s wellbeing and recovery.

You will have a sound understanding of public and inter-agency support services, and be able to utilise them effectively.

You must be able to demonstrate an ability to establish rapport with clients, along with a knowledge of mental health, physical and personal barriers and hence understand how you can engage your client to achieve valued goals.

You must be in a possession of a professional membership including registration a professional body such as HCPC/GMC/BABCP/BACP, committed to the highest standards of conduct and ethics, with a valid licence to practice in the UK and no sanctions.

You are committed to your own personal, professional development and continually review the evidence for your practice.

You maintain an awareness of current national health and wellbeing strategies and initiatives and the have the ability to lead on and champion support for interventions.

You will also be able to demonstrate the following skills in addition to the relevant job description requirements:

Exceptional communication skills

Excellent written and spoken English

High standards of customer service and professional manner

Confident with IT packages, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook

Great attention to detail

Ability to prioritise own workload and manage own time

How to Apply:

If you want to join a team dedicated to improving over 1 million lives by 2020, we want to hear from you!

Please click here for the Job Description which includes full information relating to the requirements of the role.

CV’s and application forms will need to be sent for the attention of: Lorraine Western, Health and Wellbeing Lead, lorraine.western@apm-uk.co.uk

 *Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check in line with APM's commitment to safeguarding.

Learning and Development Advisor

If you are an experienced Learning and Development Specialist that can thrive within a busy, fast paced hands on delivery role with experience of developing learning strategy and interventions, we may have the opportunity you have been waiting for!

APM has an exciting new opportunity for a Learning and Development Advisor to join our Human Resources team based in Birmingham.

About the Role:


Working alongside the wider HR team and reporting into the HR & Training Manager, the Learning and Development Advisor will be responsible for the full Learning and Development employee cycle including design, delivery and evaluation to our teams throughout the UK.

You will ensure business goals are achieved through a motivated, highly skilled and effective workforce that can drive current operational performance as well as positioning ourselves strategically for future business growth.

You will work with key stakeholders to conduct in depth learning needs analysis throughout the business, recommending appropriate solutions and interventions to complement our values and culture. Subsequent to this you will scope, shape and deliver high quality creative and engaging training interventions across a diverse portfolio of APM contract provisions, from Employability, Skills and Youth programmes and Justice, to name a few!

You will deliver robust professional and personal development training in areas such as Management, Leadership, compliance in areas such as Equality and Diversity, Prevent Duty and Safeguarding.

You will review the effectiveness of the interventions through learner consolidation and feedback processes, which you will document and report on alongside additional KPI’s applicable to the Learning and Development function. You will utilise learning data to ensure the continuous improvement of interventions and the learning function.

Our personal mutual development review, succession planning and talent management processes will also sit within your remit which you will be responsible for embedding throughout the employee population.

We are committed to setting-up our teams to succeed and therefore this role will also be responsible for re-writing and re-launching our company wide induction and individual job role probation process.

And if that wasn’t enough, there will also be an opportunity for you to work with the HR & Training Manager and HR Director to further develop and grow our Learning and Development strategy and portfolio of interventions across the business.

About You:

As well as an upbeat, can-do attitude and a passion to succeed, you will be an adept communicator with the ability to influence, persuade and listen to others effectively at all levels.

You will have an abundance of employee face to face delivery experience from within a similar organisation and sector and you will definitely know your way around adult learning principles.

With your natural ability to motivate, coach and inspire teams to achieve full potential, you’ll be someone who has previously delivered a wide range of interventions within varying contract provisions, including professional and compliance training such as Safeguarding, Prevent and Equality and Diversity.

You will also have demonstrable experience of working with key stakeholders to conduct thorough learning needs analysis whilst having input into the shaping of Learning and Development strategy to compliment and support the wider HR People Strategy and business objectives.

This role will require regular travel and overnight stays, so you must have a flexible approach and enjoy travel as no two days will be the same. With that said, you must have a full UK Driving License and your own vehicle.

Underpinning your previous experience must be relevant training qualifications, whilst a CIPD in HR or Learning and Development would also be advantageous.

Above all else you will be passionate about supporting people into work and maximising life opportunities within a values based culture.

How to Apply:

If you want to join a team dedicated to improving over 1 million lives by 2020, we want to hear from you!

Please see the Job Description which includes full information relating to the requirements of the role.

Please send this  application form for the attention of: Mel Barratt, HR & Training Manager melanie.barratt@apm-uk.co.uk

*Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to an Disclosure Check in line with APM's commitment to safeguarding.

 

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