Job Coaches x4

The Position: We are looking to recruit Job Coaches (FT Term time + 4) 38 weeks

We are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious team members to join our highly successful Supported Internship team. The successful candidates will be largely employer (offsite) based and will help and support learners with SEND to develop workplace competencies through targeted training and support directly in the workplace whilst also building relationships with parents/carers and all stakeholders.

What skills are we looking for:

  • A creative thinker - you will have the freedom to bring new ideas to the table and run with them
  • Good networking skills
  • Patience and ambition. The ability to get the best out of learners within a workplace environment.

Responsibilities for the role:

The main duties of the post will be to:

  • To provide 1:1 and small group support, coaching and mentoring to students on a supported internship within a business.
  • To facilitate and manage Supported Internship placements in all partner businesses.
  • To be responsible for a cohort of interns in a business working remotely from NWSLC.
  • To co-ordinate and develop a pathway for learners to move towards employment and liaise with NWSLC team members to devise a programme to meet the needs identified.
  • To provide information, advice, guidance and support to young people who have barriers to entering training or employment.
  • To plan, deliver, assess, review, and provide feedback to all interns for their self-directed study sessions.
  • To lead on the support required for an individual students Special Educational Needs and associated EHCP targets.
  • Support interns to manage their day-to-day work placements and develop an appropriate curriculum to meet their needs.
  • Work with the Supported Internship team leader to expand the opportunities available for interns and develop new placements.

The Location: Job Coaches are based in the workplace, but will have a college campus base.

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact paula.jeffries@nwslc.ac.uk or Nathan.nealon@nwslc.ac.uk

Why Should You Apply?

  • The pay range we’re offering is 21-24  £21,105 - £23,053  (FTE £24,959 - £27,263)
  • We offer great holidays and access to the Local Government Pension
  • We offer great staff development opportunities including the opportunity to take your CIM
  • Family friendly policies and procedures

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values, and they are central to our mission. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment, please contact the recruiting manager.

We aim to support our employees in achieving a healthy work-life balance. We recognise that many of our employees have responsibilities and are committed to providing support for our employees. We are working hard to support flexible and new ways of working where possible and offer a wide range of benefits.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references’.

'Please apply as soon as you can as we reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a suitable number of applications.'

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.