Sandwell Council, via the West Midlands Coaching and Mentoring Pool, offers a fantastic opportunity for managers and officers to receive high quality executive coaching and mentoring from fully qualified and accredited coaches and mentors.
Coaching from the pool involves working 1 to 1 with someone who can help you look at how you need to be in your role as well help you establish what you need to do. Coaching can support if you want to:
If you are looking for someone with relevant skills to help your thinking so you can develop, then coaching could be right for you.
Mentoring from the pool involves working 1 to 1 with someone who has skills or experience you want to develop yourself in, such as gaining;
If you are looking for some development from someone with credibility and experience to support your professional development, then mentoring maybe right for you.
Internal offer – Sandwell holds a cohort of senior executives who provide mentoring internally across Sandwell. Further information is available on Sandwell Council’s HR intranet webpages.
External offer – As a member of the pool our managers and officers potentially have access to 100+ qualified Coaches and Mentors, working across the wider region.
You will be given priority access, if you meet any one of the following criteria. Are you:
Beyond these criteria, any genuine request for coaching and mentoring that has potential to improve your performance and benefit the organisation will be considered.
If you decide coaching or mentoring is for you, please discuss this with your manager and ensure support is confirmed ideally as part of your Appraisal or a planned 1-1.
To apply for coaching or mentoring, please click on this link: online matching system and register your details as either a coachee or a mentee: