Luminate Education Group

Job Coach, Part time (Reduced Year) (LCC3464)

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
LC4 Commencing at £20,475 PA with Progression to £21,659 PA Pro Rata
Posted
28 Jul 2022
Closes
10 Aug 2022
Ref
LCC3464
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Part time, 30 hours per week

Reduced Year, 39 weeks per year

WHAT WE DO

The Foundation Studies department help to develop the confidence, life skills in preparation for adulthood and work related skills of students with identified disabilities, learning difficulties and behavioural changes, wishing to make their next move out of college and into independent or semi - independent living.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Provide on-going support in the workplace/voluntary placement as required.  To be negotiated with the student and employer on an individual basis. 
  • Contribute to reviews providing feedback on progress in line with the RARPA process.
  • Complete progress reviews with employer / business, Course Leader, Programme Manager and student.
  • Support students in and out of class to help them to achieve a positive destination once the course has been completed.
  • Where appropriate work with employers / organisations to secure progression opportunities.
  • Complete workplace / community setting risk assessments.
  • Support progression to appropriate destination (supported living, work or community settings).
  • Support a caseload of identified students who have been identified as wishing to make progress into paid work or voluntary work/ community setting.
  • Establish and maintain contact with the students’ carers, parents or personal tutor, keeping them informed of progress and issues, to secure their support and involvement.
  • Help induct the student into the workplace / community setting.
  • Liaise with internal and external agencies/services/employers to provide useful support and opportunities for the student.

YOUR PROFILE 

  • Maintain and update knowledge of the subject/professional area and co-operate in any staff development activities required to effectively carry out the duties of the post and to participate in review and development schemes.
  • Comply with college safeguarding procedures, including the promotion of the welfare of children and vulnerable adults studying at the college and commitment to the college child protection policy.
  • Comply with all college policies and procedures.
  • Reflect on and maintain knowledge of educational/professional research to develop evidence-based practice.
  • Act with honesty and integrity to maintain high standards of ethics and professional standards.
  • Manage and promote restorative practice approaches and the strengthening of relationships.
  • Comply with all legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Promote a positive image of the college.
  • Embody the college values.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the level of the post, which may be required from time to time.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE? 

For more information about the role please contact:

Tracey Hoddell

Tracey.Hoddell@leedscitycollege.ac.uk and 

Richard Jones

Richard.Jones@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.

SAFEGUARDING

At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

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