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Salary: £20,092 - £22,183  Grade 5
Post: 6 posts. This is a permanent, European Social Funded Post that is subject to ongoing funding. 
Location: County Durham


This is an exciting time to join the DurhamEnable team as we are expanding our Supported Employment service and looking to increase the size of our team. Our Job Coach Assistants play a pivotal role in supporting the Job Coaches with the management of caseloads for job seekers, contributing towards meeting the long-term outcomes and aspirations of unemployed people with disabilities. 

As a successful candidate you will have:

  • Experience of supporting people in their local education, care/community, voluntary or employment setting
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of individuals
  • Experience of recording and reporting information
  • The ability to prioritise and manage your own workload. 

Salary: £23,541 - £27,041 Grade 7 
Post: 9 posts. This is a permanent, European Social Funded Post that is subject to ongoing funding. 
Location: County Durham


DurhamEnable is an expanding Supported Employment service looking to increase our team of existing Job Coaches who work across the county. Our Job Coaches play a pivotal role in supporting our customers into paid work. We are seeking to appoint a number of Job Coaches to complement our diverse and inclusive team, who demonstrate resilient qualities and hold high aspirations for people with disabilities and mental ill health. We welcome applicants who have experience from a range of industries, with transferable skill sets as well as a strong underlying set of social values and core beliefs. As a successful candidate:

  • You will use a mixture of recognisable and creative strategies to engage and progress County Durham residents with disabilities and mental ill health on their journey towards paid work 
  • You will manage a small caseload, to ensure a personalised 1:1 offer of support is in place
  • You will raise employer’s awareness of the positive contribution people with a disability and or a mental health condition can make to the workforce by directly engaging with employers and local communities.

Salary: £22,000 per annum
Post: Full-time (35 hours per week / 52 weeks per year) 
Location: Godstone, Surrey


The Orpheus Centre is an independent specialist college in Goldstone, Surrey. We focus on developing independence skills through performing and visual arts and make dramatic improvements to young disabled adults’ lives.

We are currently seeking a Job Coach to support and effectively prepare learners in securing an employment pathway.  There will be significant emphasis on supporting the learner’s journey in line with their aspirations.

The post holder will work closely with learners, parent-carers and housing providers to provide support to identify employment opportunities. You will also engage with employers as well as work closely with internal and external stakeholders to create and nurture opportunities.  

Salary: £34,884 - £37, 722 p.a.
Post: Permanent. 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum 
Location: North London


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. 

Salary: £28,059
Post: Full-time (37.5 hours)
Location: North West (inc. Lancashire and Merseyside) with some travel outside of this area


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.

Join us as a manager with Hft and you’ll develop your social care career with one of the leading names in the sector. You’ll go to work each day knowing you can make a real difference to the lives of adults with learning disabilities.

 

About the role

As a Work Options Manager at Hft, you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible, and work towards achieving and maintaining their employment aspirations. You will be a role model to others through demonstrating excellent support and Supported Employment techniques to interns and graduates, and you will work with the National Programme Coordinator to coach, support and manage staff teams effectively. You will be responsible for nurturing and inspiring those coming to work for Hft to help ensure we have the best staff teams offering a great support service.

Salary: £20,731 - £23,759 pro rata (salary dependant on experience and qualifications)
Post: Fixed term, Full-time, Term time only (40 weeks per year)
Location: Gravesend, Kent


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with the Specialist Employment Service as a Travel Trainer

This role will focus on delivering Travel Training, to successfully train SEND students to travel to and from school independently using public transport across the Royal Borough of Greenwich. To do this, candidates will work remotely, working full time 37hrs pw, term time only across split shifts - early mornings *7.30am – 9am before school and after school 3pm – 5pm* and allowing for administration time) within the day - e.g., travel assessments, database entries.  *Times are subject to change due to student need.

Full staff training and a comprehensive induction programme will be provided, please note training may take place in Gravesend and other Kent locations.

Salary: £24,206.13
Post: Full-time (37.5 hours)
Location: Bristol


We are looking for a Senior Job Coach to join Sixteen Co-operative Ltd and manage the job coaching provision within the community team. Your role will be both varied, interesting and exciting.

This position gives the successful applicant the opportunity to join a very committed and motived organisation. We care about our job seekers and this shows in our success rate of job seekers into work. Please only apply if you want to change lives!

The Senior job coach will plan job coaching rotas, liaise with employers and deliver hands on job coaching support to our job seekers. Using their own experience and knowledge of supported employment, they would provide co-ordination, supervision and management to the community job coaches.

In a nutshell, you will be providing a service that will enable people with a learning difficulty/disability or/and autism to find and sustain paid employment.

The senior job coach will also join the senior management team at Sixteen, working with the directors to provide support, future plans and direction for Sixteen Co-operative Ltd.

Salary: £30,266 - £33,336 pro rata (Actual salary £24,029 - £26,466)
Post: Permanent. Part-time (32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only + 2 Weeks a year)
Location: Stony Dean School, Amersham


Do you have the passion and drive to support young adults with a learning disability/autism to reach their employment aspirations?

Buckinghamshire Adult Learning Supported Internship is an exciting and innovative employability programme designed for the right candidate who has a range of skills that are suitable for working in a business as well as a school. 

Our flagship Supported Internship requires a Job Coach to support learners succeed in the workplace using specialist coaching strategies to make the world of work accessible. The role will involve working with employers, the work placement, parents and adults with specific learning difficulties to develop an in-house programme. This programme is designed to bridge the gap between education and successful long term employment. 
Due to a promotion, we have an exciting opportunity for a Job Coach to join our dynamic, growing and committed team as part of the Buckinghamshire Supported Internship.  The purpose of the role is to support young adults aged 18 - 24 reach their employment goals of finding and keeping a job and make a real difference to their life. 

The partnership venture between Stony Dean School and Buckinghamshire Adult Learning has a very successful record of achieving competitive local employment for young adults with a range of local employers. 

There will be significant work with employers to ensure the smooth running of work placements, alongside work to generate new opportunities.  You will need the ability to analyse tasks so as to teach them systematically, and a willingness to be part of a team approach to building the skills and confidence of learners.

Salary: £28,000
Post: Full Time
Location: North West London


Langdon has an exciting opportunity for two Work & Learning Coaches to join their growing team in North London.

Langdon are an ambitious forward thinking Learning Disability charity working with the Jewish Community.  Langdon was founded 30 years ago and we now help over 100 young Jewish people with learning disabilities by providing education, supported living and employment services.  Whilst we support the Jewish community, we celebrate and benefit from the diversity of the communities in which we are based and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

Working as a Work and Learning Coach at Langdon you will feel enormously rewarded. You can use your skills and passion to make a real difference to Jewish adults with a Learning Disability and Autism.

Salary: £23,088, pro rata, which is £13,104 per annum (£12/hr) + Holiday pay + Generous pension scheme with bemix contributing 5% of pay
Post: Permanent contract. Part time (21 hours per week) Flexible, but regular hours during the week. 
Location: Working remotely and in the business community in and around Medway, Swale, Canterbury and Gravesham.


Working alongside the Employer Engagement Lead, identifying, engaging and supporting employers in Medway, Swale, Canterbury,  and Gravesham. With the aim of developing work placements, matched to vocational passions, for young people (interns) with learning difficulties and/or autism. Developing positive, trusting relationships with employers to enable the best opportunity for high quality, sustained, paid work following the internship and/or creating preparation for work opportunities.

If you are…

  • experienced in developing positive relationships with people, engaging with businesses and organisations and generating new opportunities
  • an excellent communicator
  • committed in supporting employers and young people with learning difficulties and/or autism to overcome traditional recruitment barriers
  • reliable, organised and self-motivated
  • confident with IT skills and providing administrative support

...then we’d love to hear from you! A job pack is attached below.

Salary: £22,410 to £23,790 per annum (part-time pro rata)
Post: Full-time or part-time hours available to the right candidate
Location: Guildford (working across West Surrey, may be required to travel across the county)


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: £22,410 to £23,790 per annum (part-time pro rata)
Post: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Staines upon Thames


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 2 enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team at Surrey Choices, working across North Surrey (it may be required to travel across the county). 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.