Vacancy – ‘Sport Works’ Skills Mentor (South East Cornwall)

Role Description:

The position will be based across multiple delivery sites within South East Cornwall, with ad-hoc office days requiring you to work from other Argyle Community Trust sites. The role of ‘Sport Works’ Skills Mentor will be to deliver vocationally-related qualifications and a work-readiness programme for a range of adults with varying needs. The Skills Mentor will be responsible for delivering 4 different 12-week employability/mentor programmes, one in each of Looe, Liskeard, Callington and St Austell.

The ‘Sport Works’ Skills Mentor will work as part of the Argyle Community Trust Team and be responsible for recruiting, teaching and supporting local people to learn new skills, gain additional qualifications and provide a bespoke mentoring programme that hits the needs of each individual. The role involves working with learners in a group and/or one-to-one basis, delivering all aspects of the qualifications in a variety of subjects and levels. Reporting to the Business and Impact Manager, you will inspire and ensure that every person that undertakes an educational journey with the Trust, within the South East Cornwall programme, will have an opportunity to thrive and succeed. The candidate must understand the importance of monitoring and evaluation and be confident in ICT and data entry.

The post is funded by European Social Fund, the successful candidate will be responsible for working against project-specific milestones and achieving funder-agreed KPIs. There are also a number of data capture, planning and reporting tasks to undertake, all of which are required to be completed using ESF-prescribed templates. Each project will need to engage with learners living within specific core and functional target areas, this will need to be managed throughout the recruitment process.

The candidate must understand the importance of monitoring and evaluating impact and be confident in ICT and data entry. This is a part of the role which will help develop the Trust’s reports and feedback to its multiple partners.

As a registered charity, the Community Trust works in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club and with many people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting education and engagement with individuals.

Argyle Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Argyle Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all participants on our programmes and promotes robust policies to ensure that our staff and volunteers adhere to safe practices. The successful candidate will be subject to undertaking enhanced DBS checks prior to employment

The post is full-time and is offered on a 12-month fixed-term contract, with the possibility of extending subject to funding.

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role then please complete the application form on link and submit a covering letter to

In your covering letter and application form you should draw on all relevant aspects of your experience, including paid employment and/or voluntary work and training to demonstrate how your skills, experience and personal qualities match the requirements of this job specification above.

Reportable to: Business and Impact Manager

Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date for applications: 5th July 2021 (5pm)


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