Employment Specialist

Ambitious about Autism

Job Title: Employment Specialist

Team: Ambitious College – CoNEL Campus

Job Band: Band 5

Reporting to: Assistant Principal,

Curriculum Hours: 37.5 hours per week

We are recruiting a Employment Specialist to work within Ambitious College based at West Thames College Campus. You will develop clear employment pathways for autistic young people in line with Ambitious about Autism's core values and strategic direction and in doing so ensure that our young people experience the world of work best suited to their individual needs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Understand the SEND national policy initiatives for young people and the impact of these on learners in the college
  • Maintain and expand partnerships with employers to benefit our learners, this will include supporting employers knowledge of job carving
  • Develop and implement individual employment related targets for learners and track their progress as part of the college Transdisciplinary Team
  • Deliver services in line with Key Performance Indicators
  • Develop competence and expertise in delivery of services (Training in Systematic Instruction, employment/occupational areas, employer development, disability and employment law, specific disability expertise, marketing and customer care)
  • Maintain and develop high standards in all aspects of the role (service delivery, customer care, communications, quality systems)
  • Demonstrate & model best practice job coaching

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