Skills Trainers – Restart (FTC)

  • Salary: £20,750 - £22,500 (Grade 3)
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Closing Date: 10 July 2022 at 05:00 PM
  • Location: Nottinghamshire/ Leicestershire/Lincolnshire

What are we looking for? 

Futures has been successful in winning contracts as part of the supply chain to support the delivery of the Restart Programme. Restart is the DWP’s major new welfare-to-work programme to provide employability support to the long-term unemployed people to help them into work.

We are therefore recruiting for Skills Trainers on a 2 years’ fixed-term contract to deliver a range of training programs and courses such as functional skills, ECDL, employability skills, confidence and resilience. You will be a skilled practitioner and qualified teacher ensuring learners are engaged, inspired and challenged within their learning and also responsible for implementing their Individual Learning Plan (ILP) from initial enrolment to the completion of their learning aims.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of delivering Adult Skills training, and working with funding and awarding bodies. You will enjoy working in a fast paced, evolving and targeted environment, be highly organised and efficient, and have desire and aspiration for delivering OFSTED graded outstanding teaching and learning. You will also be flexible to travel at short notice to deliver outstanding teaching, learning and assessment across our selection of accredited courses with the objective of preparing learners for sustainable employment.


Who Are We?

At Futures, we support people and businesses to develop, grow and be the best they can be. Rated by Ofsted as Outstanding, all of our services are clear, enterprising and bespoke.​ We are leading a change in career support that focuses on the whole person not just the job applicant. There is more to life than just a career. So our mission is to be at the forefront of careers advice, skills and support that turn ambition into a successful career and fulfilling life.  At Futures, our company-wide values: underpin who we are and what we do and it is essential that all colleagues share these. 

  • Have passion
  • Do the right thing
  • Make a difference

Join our team and help us make a difference to people’s lives.

What can we offer?

  • Pension Plus Plan: Automatic enrolment into the People’s Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution and 3% employee contribution.
  • Holidays: 25 days Annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays during first year of service increasing to 30 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10.
  • Westfield Health insurance covering optical and dental appointments and 24/7 counselling and advice.
  • Westfield Rewards: Access to special offers on goods and services from 450 leading online and high street retailers
  • Holiday Plus: Opportunity to buy additional leave after a year’s service.
  • Protection of Loss of No Claims Bonus/Excess Insurance Scheme: Designed to provide a measure of compensation for Loss of Bonus or payment of Excess,
  • Flexible Working
  • Travel Schemes: Schemes with Nottingham City Transport and Tram network to provide discounted rates for regular bus and tram travel


Application Method

To apply please submit your CV and a supporting statement which matches your skills to our Person Specification which you can find on our Job Description at https://www.the-futures-group.com/jobs/ Your supporting statement will be used for shortlisting so please ensure to attach this to your application!

Please also note that the entire recruitment process will be conducted digitally given the current restrictions arising from the COVID-19 situation.

Futures is supportive of job share working arrangements wherever possible. If this were something you are interested in, we would encourage you to discuss this during the selection process.


Disability Confident

As a Disability Confident employer, we undertake to interview disabled people who meet the minimum essential criteria as detailed on the person specification. If you have a disability please make this known in your application.

Job reference: FUT24


How to apply

ase submit your CV and a supporting statement which matches your skills to our Person Specification which you can find on our Job Description to recruitment@the-futures-group.com

Your supporting statement will be used for shortlisting so please ensure to attach this to your application!

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