Job Ref: 008/20

Work Well Suffolk Coaching Team

Do you want to be in at the start of something amazing? Do you want to shape and build an exciting new coaching service providing personalised health, wellbeing, employability and skills support to vulnerable adults?

We want to put together the best team of people across Suffolk; engaging, motivated and innovative professionals who will deliver a bespoke, holistic and integrated coaching service for adults with disabilities and health conditions to improve their quality of life, independence and provide opportunities for progression into sustainable employment, where appropriate. This will be achieved through building and sustaining relationships with existing health and local government professionals as well as community organisations, learning/training providers and employers. The service will be focused on vulnerable adults with autism, mental health issues, learning difficulties and other barriers to work.

We are recruiting for the following position:

Coaching Service Manager (1 x 37 hours a week)

Starting salary: £34,000 per annum rising to £36,000 following a successful three – month probationary period.

Work base: Bury St Edmunds

The Manager holds strategic responsibility for all aspects of planning, delivery and operations for the coaching service. Leading a team of coaching professionals, with administrative support, it is essential that the post holder actively engages with multi-disciplinary organisations across the county to inform, monitor and evaluate caseload

management, initial assessments and progress against the key objectives of the service.  Effective use of resources within a delegated budget and accountability for a range of targets, the role requires a resilient individual with a keen eye for detail, effective interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire a team to deliver best practice that meets the needs of participants.

Please Note: For this role, access to your own transport is essential as working from multiple locations on the same day may be involved and public transport will not allow you to fulfil the required travelling for these posts.

Realise Futures is proud to be a mindful employer that offers a range of employee benefits including flexible working arrangements (where business needs allow), 25 days annual leave (in addition to recognised bank holidays) and an occupational pension scheme.

How To Apply:

To apply for this role please complete the online Application Form by visiting the following link

When applying, please quote the Job Reference Number (as above).

Closing Date: 12 noon on 17 February 2020.

Interview Dates: 19, 20 & 21 February 2020 – Please make sure you are available for these dates.

If you have any further queries, or difficulties in completing the online Application Form, please email:

Realise Futures CIC – a company operating across Suffolk and Essex combining commercial trade of products and services alongside work placements, employment and training opportunities.  The primary aim of the business is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are disadvantaged and/or disabled.  The company is organised in three divisions, Learning and Development, Employment and RF Works (six distinct Social Businesses).  Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential.  Realise Futures: Enhancing People’s Lives.