Employment and Skills Coach

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Hemel Hempstead
Closing date: 29/02/2024
Disability Confident Employer


Employment & Skills Coach

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (occasional requirement to work evenings/weekends).

Renumeration: £28,350 – £29,700 (negotiable dependent on experience).

Location: Hemel Hempstead, Dacorum (multiple locations, ability to travel independently essential).

Our aim is to be the first port of call for people in Dacorum who are facing homelessness, poverty and social exclusion; to support and empower them to take the next positive step in their lives.

We are searching for an experienced Employment Advisor or Coach to join our Social Enterprise team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team providing careers guidance and skills building to DENS clients and the wider community. In this varied role, you will be liaising with other teams within DENS and relevant external organisations, supporting a diverse caseload of clients using a coaching approach, and working with our social enterprise managers to facilitate training and work experience for clients at our Bike Project and Café.

This role involves traveling between locations across Dacorum and you may be required to transport clients to different locations. Therefore, a full, current driving licence and access to a car is essential. We take the safeguarding of our clients seriously and as such this role is subject to a DBS check.


  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Health cash plan including Virtual GP access, dental & optical cover
  • Employee assistance programme – 24/7 advice/support helpline & access to counselling
  • Professional development and training
  • Staff wellbeing days and team building activities
  • NEST pension scheme

How to apply

  • Please read the full Job Description & Personal Specification
  • Send your CV and answers to the application questions to HR@dens.org.uk
  • Closing date for receipt of applications is 29th February 24. We may interview, and offer the role to a suitable candidate before the deadline.


Please advise us should you require adjustments to be made to the recruitment process

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Jocelyn Garner on 07425830420

Find out more about DENS at www.dens.org.uk