Employment Co-ordinator

Salary:            £28,000 - £32,000 

Hours:            Full time

Location:        London
Closing date:  October

Job Summary:

PiP is a charity that empowers adults with learning disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism to achieve their ambitions, find and use their voice and live a life of their choice. Our employment pathway has been developed over the last 2 years, and successfully supports 30 plus of our students into work and vocational opportunities.

The Employment Co-ordinator will lead the direct delivery of our Employment and Training pathway by supporting students to progress into training, volunteering or employment that meets their ambitions. The postholder will be required to manage and support a varied caseload into employment by providing high quality group and 1:1 sessions, information, advice and guidance. The role will involve line management of development workers, learning support staff and potential employment coaches.

Role Requirements

Experience of working with people with learning disabilities, or a similar vulnerable client group.

Track record of supporting people into opportunities such as employment, volunteering, training, or further education. Experience of working with private and voluntary sector partners to deliver employment opportunities.

Experience of leading or co-ordinating on projects including line management

Understanding of and commitment to a person-centred approach

Experience of supporting employers to hire & manage adults with learning disabilities in an effective manner.

What we can offer you:

  • Annual performance and pay review
  • 25 days holidays, rising with service to 30 days + bank holidays
  • Travel subsidy to help with the cost of commuting.
  • 4% pension contribution
  • Early finish on Fridays - we close once all students leave around 4pm.
  • Free Employee Assistance programme 24/7 with access to counselling
  • Regular team meals and socials - generally during work hours and they are optional.
  • Cycle-to-work scheme and as we're a charity you'll get access to savings like charityworkerdiscounts.com

More information can be found at https://piponline.org.uk/about-us/work-at-pip/  

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please email denisel@piponline.org.uk

To apply please send your CV to jobs@piponline.org

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 11th October 2023. We encourage you to apply early, as applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, and we reserve the right to close the advert sooner subject to finding suitable candidates This post will require an enhanced DBS check to be undertaken.