Employment Coach - 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year to cover term times
Working closely with Entry-level students, their parents, employers and Foundation School Lecturers, you will prepare and support students for employment opportunities and independent living. The role will involve building and maintaining effective links with employers, providing students with realistic work placements and monitoring and supporting them while at work. You will also lead on the Supported Internship Programme, and will carry out relevant administration and produce reports on student performance within the work place.
You should have experience of working with people with learning difficulties and disabilities, together with good organisational and administrative skills. You will have the ability to build and maintain good relationships with employers, have a good understanding of the skills required for the workplace and be able to prepare learners for employment. You will be required to travel to workplaces off-site, so an ability and willingness to travel in the local area is essential.
Further details: Job Description
HCUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.
Disclosure and Barring Service checks
HCUC (Harrow & Uxbridge College) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.
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For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.