Photofusion is hiring a Progression Mentor to work alongside our education and engagement teams. Our Progression Mentor will build a network within Lambeth and across London to recruit participants for funded learning and training programmes. Our Progression Mentor will work with participants, offering guidance, mentoring, and supporting them as they progress into education, employment or training upon completion of Photofusion’s programmes.
Our Progression Mentor will make a real difference to our learners and participants, whether that’s through the development of opportunities for work placements, supporting participants in identifying suitable job or educational opportunities, preparing participants for interviews or ensuring that CVs and portfolios are of a good standard.
Our Progression Mentor will be a part of a team that is passionate about photography, creativity, and making a difference to the lives of young adults in our community. We are ambitious for ourselves and ambitious for our learners and participants.
To deliver IAG sessions to individuals and groups at the request of our engagement and education team. To work alongside the team to proactively organise activities to deliver information, advice and guidance to our current cohorts.
To undertake one-to-one and group contact sessions, helping participants develop CVs and digital profiles, and to support them in using the internet to develop job search skills.
To be responsible for tracking participant/learner outcomes and planning for further progression. This may include completing administrative tasks relevant to the role such as writing assessments, inputting data, and reporting/tracking progress.
Liaise with outside organisations to develop and deliver IAG opportunities for our learners and participants. Collect and update information on local opportunities in the creative industries.
To stay up-to-date with Labour Market Information, attend career events, networking meetings and mandatory training.
To build and utilize a borough-wide network to recruit participants for our programmes. This may include undertaking outreach work and visiting community groups as well as establishing a relationship with Lambeth Job Centres.
Develop strategies to engage non-participating and hard to reach groups.
To be responsible for output targets and output reporting.
To be a proactive and effective team member and the undertake any other such comparable duties as may be reasonably required by the Line Manager.
How to Apply
To apply, please email your CV (no more than two pages) and a cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria for the role to [email protected].
Deadline for applications is 12 (noon) on Friday 30th April 2021.
Interviews will take place in May 2021.