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Share your skills by becoming part of the pool

What would you do as a coach or mentor in the pool?

You would work 1 to 1 with an individual to help them think through aspects of their work and help them to find a way forward. Providing individuals with the time to review their current and future work, giving the opportunity to assess their focus, influence, direction, challenges and aspirations.

By committing to volunteer on behalf of the pool you would be required to:

  • dedicate a minimum of 25 hours per annum to coach/mentor employees across the partnership
  • receive coaching supervision
  • provide information to the Coaching and Mentoring Pool Partnership Board


Please click link to see the role profile and person specification of a coach and mentor in the pool.


Benefits of being involved in the pool

Being part of the West Midlands Coaching and Mentoring Pool means you become part of a nationally recognised innovative programme.

  • An established shared service and successful partnership providing coaching and mentoring to managers up to director level - allowing you to utilise your coaching and mentoring skills
  • Fantastic networking opportunities within a unique  community of 100 + coaches and mentors in the local government and wider public sector arena
  • Access to support and resources from leading coaching and mentoring organisations
  • A minimum of 2 FREE CPD and supervision sessions per year - providing you with essential support to keep your coaching practice safe and effective
  • Substantial discount for the annual Coaching and Mentoring Pool Conference which will help bring you up to date on the latest  approaches and techniques
  • Opportunity to join the buddy scheme to have ongoing support to develop your practice
  • Access to 121 support with experienced coaches and West Midlands Employers team as required
  • Chance to contribute to the development of this innovative programme
  • Discounted membership to the EMCC (European Coaching and Mentoring Council)
If you belong to one of the partner organisations, you meet the person specification for being a coach and have endorsement from your manager and organisational representative for the pool, then it would be great to talk to you about how you can get involved.. 


Want to get involved but not yet qualified?

West Midlands Employers deliver an ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring which would introduce you to the advanced coaching and mentoring skills that not only mean you can join the pool, but have valuable and practical application to your day to day role. CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE