Our client is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A truly nationwide organisation, they support approximately 3,000 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence.
Everything they do focuses on helping the people they support live the life they choose and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, they create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support.
Position: Employability Coach
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £21,136 per annum
Closing date: Friday 19 July 2019
About the role:
Our client are looking to appoint both full-time Employability Coaches within their occupation & employment provision for adults with a learning disability.
The Employability Coach role is central to the delivery of high quality services and promoting their reputation. The job requires an individual with drive, enthusiasm and commitment. Someone with a 'Can Do' attitude who has the ability to look for creative solutions to meet people's support needs in a way that respects their individuality and works with the Operations Manager.
The Project SEARCH Employability Coach role is to support young people with Learning Disabilities over a period of one academic year. The goal is to provide three on-site work placements to enable the young people to gain the skills necessary for open paid employment and further support the same group to access long term employment.
As an Employability Coach on Project SEARCH, you will need to be open to flexible working which may involve some occasional evening and weekend work.
Join our client and help them change lives.
Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.
Strictly no agencies please.
You may have experience of the following: Employability Coach, Employability Advisor, Employment Coach, Employment Advisor, Skills Coach, Employment Coordinator, Careers Advisor, Careers Coach, Employment Guidance, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.