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Salary: £40,632 - £42,609
Post: Fixed Term for 2 years, full-time
Location: Hackney

Hackney Council’s newly integrated Employment, Skills and Adult Learning Service is seeking to recruit a Supported Internship Manager, to lead on the delivery of the Council’s high profile internship programme for young people with SEND.

As Supported Internship Manager you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a range of internships, whilst implementing effective monitoring processes, to review success and make strategic and operational improvements. Additionally, you will have overall responsibility for relevant stakeholder management, whilst providing effective leadership to staff and driving employment outcomes.

You will also work closely with colleagues within the wider Employment, Skills and Adult Learning team, as well as stakeholders in Education to build a pipeline of young people for the programme. You will be involved in general strategic oversight of the programme, whilst ensuring the relevant processes are maintained operationally to ensure success of the programme.

Salary: £38,000 per annum
Post: Permanent, Full-time
Location: National

 
Genuine opportunity to make your mark and create a legacy of equality and world class training opportunities for people with a learning disability 

Unity Works is a specialist charity, creating opportunities, and showcasing the talents of people with a learning disability to reach their full potential.  

This is a new and exciting opportunity to develop our Awards Centre both in London and scale the model nationwide. This includes overseeing the production and implementation of accessible content for our new online learning portal. Our Awards Centre offers people with a learning disability the opportunity to gain skills and qualifications in a variety of industries to start their journey to employment. 

Salary: £23,000 pa
Post: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester

 

Job Summary

Remploy is seeking to recruit a Supported Employment Specialist for its Greater Manchester ESF delivery. A Supported Employment Specialist is responsible for the attraction, registration and progression of participants with learning disabilities and autism, and will use a variety of techniques including effective diagnosis, individual coaching and training, action planning and Health & Wellbeing Support to achieve sustainable employment. Supported Employment Specialists will deliver our services through co-location sites and community venues, to ensure our services are accessible to all.

*** Candidates must be able to drive with own vehicle *** 

Salary: £22,410 to £23,790 per annum
Hours: 2 posts. Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Location: East Surrey, may be required to travel across the county (option of homeworking)


Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life? 

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

At Surrey Choices, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do, inspiring and challenging them to learn, enjoy and achieve their goals. Our mission is to deliver innovative, sustainable services that enable choice and positive outcomes for the people we support. These services are provided by skilled, engaged and inspired colleagues.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team at Surrey Choices. Using a person-centred approach, you will be supporting people within their community in line with their interests and aspirations, helping people to lead more active, independent and healthy lives. 

As an Employment Support Specialist, you will be required to guide and support customers with their employment aspirations and encouraging access to paid employment, volunteering, and other opportunities in their communities independently. You will support customers with CV writing, interview preparation, job coaching and travel training.

Salary: £22,410 to £23,790 per annum
Hours: 3 posts. Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Location: West Surrey - working across Guildford and Waverley or Surrey Heath and Woking, may be required to travel across the county (option of homeworking)


Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life? 

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

At Surrey Choices, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do, inspiring and challenging them to learn, enjoy and achieve their goals. Our mission is to deliver innovative, sustainable services that enable choice and positive outcomes for the people we support. These services are provided by skilled, engaged and inspired colleagues.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team at Surrey Choices. Using a person-centred approach, you will be supporting people within their community in line with their interests and aspirations, helping people to lead more active, independent and healthy lives. 

As an Employment Support Specialist, you will be required to guide and support customers with their employment aspirations and encouraging access to paid employment, volunteering, and other opportunities in their communities independently. You will support customers with CV writing, interview preparation, job coaching and travel training.

Salary: £22,410 to £23,790 per annum
Hours: 2 posts. Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Location: North Surrey - Ashford, may be required to travel across the county (option of homeworking)


Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life? 

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

At Surrey Choices, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do, inspiring and challenging them to learn, enjoy and achieve their goals. Our mission is to deliver innovative, sustainable services that enable choice and positive outcomes for the people we support. These services are provided by skilled, engaged and inspired colleagues.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team at Surrey Choices. Using personalised vocational profiles, you will be supporting people to develop their employability skills within their local community. 

As an Employment Support Specialist, you will be required to guide and support customers with their employment aspirations and encouraging access to paid employment, volunteering, and other opportunities in their communities independently. You will support customers with CV writing, interview preparation, job coaching and travel training. The role is varied and interesting and you will be working with young people and adults at different stages in their journeys to employment.

Salary: £12.50 per hour
Post: Bank staff. Hours by arrangement
Location: North London


We are looking for travel trainers to start immediately to join our friendly and experienced Service Delivery team.

This position provides the opportunity for a passionate and committed individual to train and support a young person to travel a specified journey safely and independently using public transport, recording your observations and giving feedback to the travel training coordinator.

Salary: £25,272.00
Post: Fixed Term until 31st August 2022, with the possibility for this to be extended subject to further funding. 36 hours/week
Location: You will be required to regularly visit the internship programme in Newham but your admin/day to day tasks will be completed remotely (on site, at home) or at Generate’s office in Wandsworth.


Generate is a South West London based charity who have been creating opportunities and offering support to people with disabilities since 1972. Generate is committed to improving the lives of people with disabilities by supporting and encouraging them in a creative way to access opportunities in the community, be active citizens and reduce reliance on services.

The role is to support the Internship Project Manager with the smooth running of the service, ensuring the service is fully staffed with skilled job coaches throughout the course of the internship. Where required, support Interns in their work placements, helping them gain experience and teach them how to perform the tasks in their respective roles. An element of this post will require covering on site where job coaches are absent or off sick.

Salary: £25,873 - £30,980 (salary dependant on experience and qualifications)
Posts: 5 posts. Permanent, full-time
Location: Kent


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with the Specialist Employment Service incorporating Kent Supported Employment as an Employment Support Officer

Work base to be agreed with successful candidate.  A mixture of office and home working subject to business needs and demands.  Working in a particular area of Kent and Medway you will be required to travel to meet clients and employers and work flexibly, supporting in other locations if needed.  You will also be required to travel across the county at different times to attend and assist at meetings and events.  

The Specialist Employment Service is a supported employment service committed to supporting and enabling individuals with disabilities and disadvantages to successfully enter and sustain paid employment, apprenticeships and internships.

The post involves providing appropriate pre-work and in-work support and training for people who are disadvantaged from entering employment, working alongside employers.

Salary: £20,493 - £23,079
Posts: 3 positions available - 1 x Journey First, 2 x Parents First. Full-time. Fixed term contract until 30 June 2023
Location: Warrington


Job Coaches are the key front-line personnel for both projects, liaising directly with participants, employers and other professionals, to improve outcomes. This exciting role requires enthusiasm and creative thinking to ensure each participant explores and experiences the best possible ways to realise their potential.

You will need to have extensive knowledge and experience of working with people to build their confidence and skills; supporting them on their individual path to employment, education or training.

Job Coaches will work across Warrington in a range of community venues, including Children’s Centres and Neighbourhood Hubs. This will ensure easy access to support for participants in their local community, and enable close working relationships with existing Early Help, Education and Employment teams.

Salary: £22,183 to £24,491 per annum (pro rata)
Posts: Permanent. x1 Full Time (37 hours per week) & x1 Part time (22.5 hours per week) 
Location: West Yorkshire


Leeds Mind is a progressive mental health organisation that supports people experiencing mental health difficulties to flourish. Our WorkPlace Leeds service has two exciting opportunities within its Individual Placement Employment Support service.

 

Purpose of the roles

To provide a quality 1.1 employment support service in line with Leeds Mind values to individuals who are accessing secondary mental health services in Leeds. You will be required to manage a caseload of clients who have experienced mental health difficulties to either enter paid employment. 

Salary: £28,691 - £35,207 pa inc
Post: Permanent, full-time
Location: Brent, London


We are looking for Employment Specialists to join our CNWL Employment Services Team.  Posts will be based in Brent Community Mental health Team currently based at Brondesbury Road working largely with our Depot and Clozapine Clinics.

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 and have the right qualities and aptitudes. These include a passionate belief that anyone with mental health problems can work, is a self-starter with initiative, a commitment to team work and strong organisational skills.

You will be joining a well-established Employment Service, who are a National Centre of Excellence, and will have access to a range of professional development and training opportunities.

Your role will often involve being the only Employment Specialist in a mental health team, and you will need to promote employment and raise expectations around the ability of service users to access paid employment.  You will have individual and team targets, and will receive professional supervision and support from an Employment Team leader, a clinical supervisor and local peers. You will also be expected to spend time in the community negotiating job opportunities via the hidden labour market, as well as networking with local agencies.

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


We have a fantastic opportunity for a 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.

Your role will involve being an Employment Specialist in a mental health team. You will need to promote employment and raise expectations that people accessing the mental health service can find and keep paid employment.  You will have individual and team targets and will receive professional supervision and support from an Employment Team Leader, a clinical supervisor and local peers.

Salary: £24,261.12
Post: Full-time, Fixed Term until 31st August 2022, with the possibility for this to be extended subject to further funding.
Location: London


Main Purpose of the Job

To provide effective Job Coaching to interns aged 16-25, including robust employment planning and employer engagement, leading to successful outcomes for young people with SEND.

 

Generate has been creating opportunities and offering support to people with a learning disability since 1972.  We are committed to improving the lives of people with a learning disability by supporting and encouraging them in a creative way to access opportunities in their communities, take their place as citizens and reduce their reliance on services. 

In addition to our youth and community services targeted at people with a learning disability, we also provide Job coaches to supported internship programs through the Access to Work government grant.  Internship are targeted at people between Special Educational Needs between the ages of 16-25. The aim is to give vital experience to the Intern in the workplace and transition them to paid employment.