Job Coach - Pre and Supported Internships (2 roles)

Rotherham College, Rotherham (with travel to other campus as required and travel to a range of employer sites is essential)

About the Role

We are looking for passionate and inspiring individuals to join our team in the FLEX department.

The primary function of the role of a Job Coach is to ensure that learners with High Needs and SEND whom are studying on the Pre & Supported Internship Programmes are supported whilst out on placement with an employer.

You will share a strong belief in young people’s ability and right to work. You will provide in-work support in the employer’s setting and support young people with Education Health and Care Plans to develop their independent skills.

You will provide instruction that builds from easier to more difficult tasks and breaks down harder skills into smaller parts, to support learners to develop their decision-making, life and work skills.

You will also support employers to enable them to offer a meaningful internship and recruit interns where possible.

You will…

You will have experience in supporting young people/vulnerable adults who have additional needs. This could be emotional and behavioural difficulties, learning difficulties and/or disabilities. You will have the ability to plan, prepare & implement support programmes/assessments as and when required and understand the process around Safeguarding referrals.

You will need to hold or be working towards your Maths and English L2/C/4 grade to be considered for this role and be willing to work towards the Occupational Standard for Supported Employment.

Department Info

The role of Job Coach is based within our FLEXible Curriculum Area, reporting to the Curriculum Team Leader and working closely with the Curriculum Manager.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pensions scheme
  • Up to 41 days annual leave per year including closure during Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications
  • New FE teachers can also apply for grants of up to £6,000 in STEM subjects (conditions apply) through the levelling up premium payments initiative
  • Recruitment Referral Scheme for all employees worth by to £200 per referral made

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our commitment to the FREDIE (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement) Model. This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

The RNN Group is proud to be part of the South Yorkshire Institute of Technology (SYIoT).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Closing date: Monday 17 June 2024 at 12:00 Noon - if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

Provisional Interview Date: Wednesday 26 June 2024

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or

For further information about the role please apply via the link.