Job title: Health Pathways Officer – Autism and LLDD Employment Support
Salary: Circa £21,500 per annum
Hours: Full Time - 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term
Reporting to: Team Leader
Location: Tyne and Wear (Sunderland, South Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead)
About the Employer
Our client aims to be the UK’s leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work.
Moving On Tyne & Wear (MOTW) is joint-funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund, and aims to support people with a range of complex needs across Tyne and Wear to move towards or into training and employment.
This project is led by Mental Health Concern (MHC) and supported by 8 partner organisations, including our client.
About the role
The charity is looking for a creative, enthusiastic individual to join their Moving On Tyne & Wear team as a Health Pathways Officer.
The role will support participants with Autism or LLDD to address health barriers and move them towards training and employment. The Health Pathways officer will offer one-to-one support to help participants overcome their health barriers, working in partnership with other providers to tailor packages of support suited to individual’s needs allowing them to better manage their conditions and move towards, or into, employment. The ability to innovate and inspire participants to achieve positive outcomes and act as an advocate of the services presenting a professional image of Moving on Tyne & Wear at all times is essential.
Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
They are seeking someone with experience of working with vulnerable people in job-seeking and/or other community support settings. You will have worked in partnership to deliver project outputs and outcomes. You must have the experience and ability to innovate and inspire participants to achieve positive outcomes. Qualifications in information, advice and guidance, employment-related services, or similar, at Level 3 or above are essential.
Closing Date: Midnight on 22nd July 2021
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Make yourself at home:
This charity wants you to be yourself and they value everything that makes you unique. They recognise and celebrate your difference and together they make the organisation a special and great place to work.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
No agencies please.