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Salary: £22,410 - £23,790 per annum 
Post: Full-time, Temporary 6-month post
Locations: Redhill, Surrey (all postholders may be required to travel across the county) 

 

Do you have the passion and drive to support disabled people to reach their employment aspirations? 

Do you share our Core Values? 

We want to ensure people with disabilities have opportunities to achieve the same as everyone else. Our role is to provide creative and sustainable support which enables people to live active and healthy lives in their local communities in ways that they choose. Our Core Values guide how we work and inform our decision making. As an organisation we are in a good place, we have a great team, and we are excited about our plans for the future. 

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join us as Employment Support Specialists to assist people to reach their goals of finding and keeping a job and to make a real difference to someone’s life. 

Salary: £17,000 - £20,000
Post: Permanent – Full Time
Location: Manchester


We have a really exciting opportunity for two job coaches to support people with disabilities in realising their aspirations to participate in work related activities, and facilitate individuals’ progression into paid work, through volunteering, education and training, work experience and other routes.

United Response is a leading national charity. This role will see you supporting 3-4 learners, on a supported internship programme aged 17+, who are in their final year at college, to access the world of work through a placement year at one of our two host sites. You will be based on site, with our learners, so you will be an integral part of their journey and a key support for them.

Salary: £19,674.80 per annum PRO RATA
Post: 30 hours per week – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract
Location: Manchester


Are you passionate about supporting people with learning difficulties?

Do you believe that everyone should have the opportunity to work and build a career they can be proud of?

If you answered yes to these questions then you should apply for the role of Job Coach with United Response. Here at United Response we champion the rights of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

Salary: £18,457.92 pro rata 
Post: 32.5 per week 
Location: Bristol and South Gloucestershire


Has COVID given you a chance to re-assess your job? 

Would you like to be involved in work that really changes people's lives? 

Now could be your opportunity. Sixteen is expanding to run new programmes and we are looking to recruit Employment Support Workers to join Sixteen Cooperative Ltd. 

We are a dynamic, caring and growing social enterprise based in Bristol. Our team of Job Coaches and Employment Support Workers supports people with a learning disability, autism or other disadvantages to find employment. 

We follow evidence based supported employment practices and processes to achieve the best results for the people we support. We believe everyone can work given the right support. 

Sixteen Co-operative is looking to expand its capacity in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire areas and to support more people into work. We are keen to find individuals who share our interest and enthusiasm for supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism to find and keep jobs. 

Hillside Clubhouse supports people with mental health issues into employment and to retain employment.  Our Camden Work and Wellbeing service works to the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Model in secondary care and an adapted IPS model in primary care and Jobcentre Plus.

We seek an employment specialist to join this busy exciting team working in secondary care services.  You will be a self starter, enthusiastic and passionate about supporting people with disabilities into work.  

Previous IPS experience is preferred but dynamism with other relevant transferrable experience is also valued. 

Salary: £30,451 pro rata per annum.  Salary increases to £32,234 pro rata per annum (top of scale) incrementally on an annual basis.
Posts: Permanent. Two roles - Full-time (37 hours per week) and Part-time (22.5 hours per week)
Location: Leeds


The WorkPlace Leeds IPS employment team deliver the Individual Placement Support model to find sustainable, competitive employment for people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties. At WorkPlace Leeds we pride ourselves on creating an inspiring environment which allows our clients to reach their full potential. As an IPS Team Leader you will be central in providing the direction and motivation for your team to positively impact people’s lives every day. 

The Team Leader will lead a team of Employment Specialists, providing supervision, training and mentoring to deliver on KPI’s and targets for Leeds Mind and our commissioners. The Team Leader will provide a pivotal role in managing a high-quality service that meets fidelity standards and delivers positive outcomes for clients. This includes being embedded and co-locating within partner organisations e.g. Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust Community Mental Health teams. 

Salary: £13,362.56 per annum
Post: Fixed-term, Part-time (24 hrs/week)
Location: Worthing


WorkAid is a key project within the Aldingbourne Trust providing a range of opportunities to support people to progress towards paid employment. WorkAid also provides a range of related services, including signposting, support with job profiling, job searching, skills matching, interviewing skills, interview support, work tasters, work experience, job coaching and development of ‘soft’ skills. WorkAid may be working with individuals and groups, often as part of service level agreements that may involve several different funders and commissioners, each with specific eligibility criteria and requirements. Employment Consultants work to support independence and progression into employment, working closely with employers, other agencies and services such as Social Services, schools and colleges, day centres, Job Centre Plus, families etc. The service is predominantly based within West Sussex, but we do liaise with employers and organisations outside of the county. 

Salary: £16,703.44 per annum
Post: Permanent, Part-time (30 hrs/wk)
Location: Crawley


WorkAid is a key project within the Aldingbourne Trust providing a range of opportunities to support people to progress towards paid employment. WorkAid also provides a range of related services, including signposting, support with job profiling, job searching, skills matching, interviewing skills, interview support, work tasters, work experience, job coaching and development of ‘soft’ skills. WorkAid may be working with individuals and groups, often as part of service level agreements that may involve several different funders and commissioners, each with specific eligibility criteria and requirements. Employment Consultants work to support independence and progression into employment, working closely with employers, other agencies and services such as Social Services, schools and colleges, day centres, Job Centre Plus, families etc. The service is predominantly based within West Sussex, but we do liaise with employers and organisations outside of the county.

The position is home-based but will involve county wide travel to offices, temporary bases, community venues and workplaces.  

Salary: £27,540 per annum + excellent training & benefits
Post: Permanent, 37.5 hrs/wk
Location: Warwickshire


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-motivated Team leader/Programme Coordinator to join our Apprenticeship programme within our Lifestyles and Work team.

The successful candidate will lead and manage Tutors and Caseworkers for Apprenticeships, to support delivery of the programme. They will ensure that all the programmes within their portfolio are delivered to the agreed curriculum, frameworks and methodology and ensure they meet internal and external standards for quality and impact. This includes Ofsted and ESFA criteria.

This position is full time, 37.5 hours per week, permanent position over Monday – Friday. This role is home based with travel in and around the Warwickshire area. 

Salary: £27,540 per annum + excellent training & benefits
Post: Permanent, 37.5 hrs/wk
Location: Birmingham


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-motivated person to manage our new Birmingham Supported Internship Programme and join our “3 Ships” programmes within our Lifestyle and Work team.

The 3 Ships are Mencap’s education based programmes for supporting people with a learning disability to move closer to the job market and gain employment. The 3 Ships are Supported Internships, Traineeships and Apprenticeships.

The successful candidate will lead and manage Tutors and Caseworkers for Supported Internships, to support delivery of the programme. They will ensure that the programme is delivered to the agreed curriculum, frameworks and methodology and ensure they meet internal and external standards for quality and impact. This includes Ofsted and ESFA criteria.

This position is full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday.  This is a permanent contract and the role is based in Birmingham, West Midlands. 

Salary: £21,136 (pro rata)
Post: Full-time
Location: West Yorkshire


Find your place with us and help change lives.

We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.

Hft are looking to appoint a Follow-On Employability Coach within their occupation & employment provision for adults with a learning disability. The Project SEARCH Follow-On Employability Coach role is to support young people with Learning Disabilities in achieving and sustaining paid employment. 

The Follow-On Employability Coach role is central to the delivery of high quality services and promoting Hft's 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.

Salary: £18,000
Post: Permanent
Location: Somerset


We’re all here to make a positive difference to people with learning disabilities and/or autism in Somerset.

The Supported Employment Co-ordinator role based across Somerset undertakes to manage a case load determined by the Supported Employment Manager, this may be a mix of different contracts and funding streams. It is essential to be a drive with access to a vehicle for work for this role.

You will need to work confidently alone and in a variety of settings with people who have a learning disability and or autism, their circle of support, and potential and existing employers. Being able to problem solve and communicate effectively are therefore vital.

Must be I.T proficient as all records are managed electronically, be able to travel and work flexibly to meet customer’s needs, and work remotely. You will be part of a team that meets regularly and time for support from colleagues and the manager.

Salary: NHS AfC Band 5
Post: Permanent, full-time
Location: Milton Keynes


We have a fantastic opportunity for two  dynamic Employment Specialist to join our Individual Placement and support Employment Services Team in Milton Keynes. The post will be based in the community Mental Health Hub which operates across 2 sites, one in Bletchley and one in Westcroft Milton Keynes 

We are looking for  individuals who are highly motivated, have experience of supporting people to access paid employment (or employability skills which could be transferred to this role) along with the right qualities and aptitudes. These include a passionate belief that anyone with a mental health condition can work, is a self-starter with initiative, a commitment to team work and strong organisational skills.

You will be joining a small IPS Employment Service that was established in 2019 and is now expanding.  We provide training throughout the year to ensure we continue to deliver a high-fidelity service. You will have the tools you need to provide expert support and advice to clients whilst also building positive relationships with employers, opening doors and changing perceptions around mental health.

Salary: Circa £55,000 depending on experience
Post: Permanent
Location: North London


AFK is looking for a new Executive Director of Services to join our team at a senior leadership level. We are looking for someone who is passionate about our work and who will help expand and improve our services supporting disabled young people in London and beyond.

The Executive Director of Services will lead, and give strategic direction to, the Services department and take responsibility for the delivery of our services to beneficiaries, their families and our partners, with the overarching aim of delivering tangible change, expansion and improvements in our employment and mobility services. In particular, the postholder will drive the provision of new services, by conducting feasibility studies and developing pilot projects and further review the current services.

Salary: £34,884 - £37,722
Post: Permanent, full-time
Location: North London


Thank you for your interest in working at West Lea School. We are seeking a dynamic individual, who will continue to inspire and motivate our staff and support and encourage our pupils to make excellent progress, whatever their starting point or situation. We are looking for a person who can demonstrate vision, resilience and empathy and can evidence the capacity to deliver both high support and high challenge. We are a ‘values-based’ organisation and, as such, we expect our leaders to embody our values. A Leader at West Lea School is someone who knows what is important to him/her and who uses their values, and those of the school, as a guide and a motivator. We are seeking a leader who ‘walks the talk’ and demonstrates their commitment to our values in an intentional way, using them as a touchstone to define actions, make decisions and fulfil our collective mission.