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BASE is currently seeking to recruit an Operations Manager for Inclusive Trading CIC. The closing date is 22 November.


Salary: £25,500 pa depending on experience
Post: Full-time
Location: South Wales

 

We are currently looking for flexible, motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our innovative and passionate team as a full time Employer Engagement Officer. 

If you have a background in recruitment / employment fields and proven track record in successfully securing jobs for participants and meeting quantitative targets in a results focused environment, then please take a look at our job description for this vacancy. We are excited to hear from you!

As an Employer Engagement Officer you will:

  • Proactively engage, develop and retain key employer partnerships.
  • Source employment opportunities that are sustainable including vacancies and work placements that meet participants needs and aspirations.
  • Work closely with our Employment Advisors and feedback regularly to the team.
  • Be responsible for negotiating paid employment and vocational opportunities.
  • Liaise with external partners, JCP, employment agencies, funding contractors, training providers, local government.

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: 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: £22,410 to £23,790 per annum pro rata
Hours: 2 posts: 1x full-Time (37.5 hours per week), 1x part-time (22.5 hours per week)
Location: Guildford/Waverley, West Surrey. May be required to travel across the county (option of homeworking available)


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: Up to £36,149 (depending on skills and experience) 
Post: Permanent, Full-time 
Location: London area - travel to multiple sites (TW7 4HS & N15 4FY) 


Ambitious About Autism's college settings are currently looking for an Assistive Technologist to join the team. Our collage settings provide excellent education for Autistic young people with complex needs. The college aims to enable learners to access further education and to develop skills and knowledge that lead to successful transitions to adulthood where our learners will live, work and contribute to their local communities.

As the Assistive Technologist, you will develop, implement, monitor and enabling assistive technology for our learners. You will provide modelling and training to staff and parents on the full continuum of communication and technology supports. Working as a diagnostic team member you will provide ongoing technical assistance to learners, staff, and parents.

Your role as Assistive Technologist:

  • Collaborate with colleagues and parents to share information and expertise to plan and implement effective student programs for the purpose of developing and implementing assistive technology services.
  • Facilitate student communication in social settings across environments through the use of assistive technology.
  • Work with learners who qualify for assistive technology support to develop an appropriate individualised learning plan.
  • Proficiently use technology to communicate, compile reports and collect data, providing accurate records and communicating with team members, parents, administration, and charity staff.

Salary: £23,000 per annum
Post: 6 months (initially). Full-time (39 hours)
Location: Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London


We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to become a Job Coach on our supported internship programme, with 8 interns. This is a partnership with Lambeth college, Kings College NHS Foundation and Unity works. The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting young people with a learning disability and the ability to teach skills and increase independence. A strong person-centred approach and ability to work with a wide range of people within the workplace. Commitment to supporting young people to gain and sustain employment.

There is the opportunity for the successful candidate to have the contract extended to a full-time supervisor position.

We offer a range of attractive staff benefits, including generous holiday allowance, childcare vouchers, and great development opportunities.

Salary: £20,731 - £23,759 pro rata (salary dependant on experience and qualifications)
Post: Fixed term unto 31 July 2023. Term time only (39 weeks per year), 37 hours/week
Location: Kent


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, you 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.

The role demands excellent communication skills and an ability to empower and motivate others while supporting them to travel independently using public transport and walking.  You will be able to work off your own initiative, as well as being able to work well in a team.

You will be part of The Specialist Employment Service, who 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. We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have a genuine interest in supporting people with disabilities and disadvantages. 

Salary: £23,100 per annum plus excellent benefits
Post: 12 months fixed term contract. Full-time (37.5 hours)
Location: Bradford


We have an exciting opportunity to join our Supported Employment Team, to support individuals in Bradford with a Learning or Physical Disability, Mental Health or Autism on their individual journey to securing volunteering/employment opportunities, to achieve their dreams and aspirations. This is a very rewarding role and a chance to be part of a new project in Bradford. If you are ready to be part of the exciting journey, apply now!

You will be required to support people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs into paid employment and/or voluntary positions and work experience. You will be flexible and creative in supporting individuals to access employment and be able to identify and overcome barriers to employment that the people we support face. You should have experience of working with individuals with a range of disabilities, with the ability to effectively communicate and work in a person-centred way, to meet unique needs. You will have positive conversations, using an holistic and person centred approach. By really getting to know an individual, as an Job Coach, you will be able to identify creative and meaningful ways to provide support, enabling individuals to work as independently as possible and sustain employment. Your role will also require you to approach and build relationships with businesses to secure work placements, work trials and ultimately long term job opportunities. You will have the opportunity to work from our local area office in Bradford and working from home options are also available. The role will also involve some travel to Leeds to support supported employment project development in this area. 

Salary: Starting at £19,000 pro rata
Post: 2 permanent posts (East Berkshire & West Berkshire). Full-time (37 hours). Part time/job share will be considered
Location: Post 1 - East Berkshire, based from home. Post 2 - West Berkshire, based from home.


Ways into Work is an employee-owned social enterprise with a clear mission: Changing Lives One Job at a Time. We do this by supporting people with disabilities or other barriers to gain and maintain paid employment. With over 60% of the people we support in work, and 90% retained in work we are really proud of the impact we are making. Working with us can be challenging, but our employees rate us as a great place to work, consistently 4 out of 5 stars or better; and the reward of changing someone’s life is second to none!

We are currently recruiting for 2 Employment Coaches, one based in the East Berkshire area and one in the West Berkshire area.  You can find more information and an Employment Coach Job Description via the Careers page of our website.

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 depending on skills and experience. 
Post: Permanent, full-time (36 hours)
Location: Merthyr Tydfil


MTIB is a Charity and Social Enterprise, which employs, trains, develops and provides support for disabled and disadvantaged people to move closer to and into sustainable employment. The organisation was established in 1923 and over the years we have gained a reputation for delivering quality products and services to customers across South Wales. 

In securing our new JobSense project, MTIB now have an exciting opportunity for a new staff member to join our management team as a Finance Manager. We are offering the opportunity for the successful candidate to become a member of our motivated, skilled and dedicated Team who deliver our contracts and services across South Wales. 

The right candidate will have a ‘can do’ attitude, personal drive and the ability to work independently. We seek someone with skills and experience in finance who ideally have experience of European Funded projects and claims but who can also effectively improve our systems and processes. The post holder will manage and supervise a small team of finance / admin staff and is expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills. 

Salary: £40,632 - £42,609
Location: Hackney, London
Post: Fixed Term / Secondment for 24 months, Full-time (36 hours/week)


As IPS Employment Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a team of Employment Specialists, providing supervision, training, caseload management and role modelling of the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) approach, as part of the holistic recovery plan for people in structured treatment for drug and/or alcohol use.

The IPS Employment Manager will develop and manage links with key stakeholders, capacity building and ensuring processes are in place to encourage appropriate referrals. Moreover, the postholder will have overall responsibility for embedding IPS best practice to ensure model fidelity. The postholder will provide a pivotal role in managing a high-quality service that meets fidelity standards and delivers positive outcomes for service users. They will also manage a small caseload of clients, assisting them in securing sustainable paid employment in line with their preferences. 

The postholder will play a pivotal role in setting up the new service within the clinical team, whilst ensuring clients with alcohol and substance use issues, can access a wide range of sustainable employment opportunities

You will also work closely with colleagues within the wider Employment, Skills and Adult Learning team, as well as stakeholders in Public Health. 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: £20,493 - £23,080 per annum
Post: Full-time (37 hours/week)
Location: Wigan


Your role will be supporting people with additional needs on their individual journey to securing volunteering and employment opportunities, helping to achieve dreams and aspirations. You will work alongside and support people to become fully integrated into a working environment, modelling workplace behaviours expected. Ultimately, supporting people in becoming valued members of the team.

Your role will involve utilising place and train and systematic instruction techniques, breaking down tasks specific to individual roles. Also, supporting people to develop the necessary skills and abilities to independently sustain volunteering or paid employment.

Salary: £23,500 - £25,273 depending on experience
Post: Fixed term 12 months. Full-time (39 hours)
Location: London


We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to be responsible for engaging with employers, sourcing and creating vacancies to increase the employment of people with a learning disability. Setting up network of employers both large and small to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Developing and delivering a package of training to staff teams that promotes disability awareness, accessible recruitment practices and the business case for employment of people with a learning disability. You will work with our employment team across London and Essex, to ensure that we can meet our contractual targets.

You’ll work to raise the profile of work and specialist service offer and awareness of benefits of employing someone with a learning disability through multi-agency working, liaison with commissioners /partners/attendance at network events to ultimately enable Unity Works to support more people.

Salary: £23,000 per annum
Post: 4 posts. Permanent, Full Time (39 hours per week) 
Location: London


We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to work as part of our Employment Team across London. You will be working closely with a range of partners including the Southwark Works and other community providers across London.

You will be supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism into work, open opportunities with employers, and maximise work experience and employment opportunities for people with a learning disability.

We are looking for candidates with a commitment to improving the lives of adults with a learning disability is essential for the role, as well as a flexible, innovative and person-centred approach. The ideal candidate will understand the needs of people with learning disabilities in relation to securing and keeping employment.

To succeed in this role you will have the energy to engage with people, build productive working relationships and empower people to reach their potential. We offer a range of attractive staff benefits, including generous holiday allowance, childcare vouchers and great development opportunities.

Salary: £40k - £45k pro rata depending on experience
Post: Fixed term to 31 March 2023 initially. Extension subject to performance and funding
Hours: 22.5 hours worked flexibly across the week but open to negotiation
Location: Flexible


Are you a dynamic, talented, multi-tasker with commercial expertise who can think outside the box?

Are you committed to inclusion and passionate about the difference that quality training can make to effective service delivery?

A new role of Operations Manager has been created to lead and develop the work of Inclusive Trading CIC (the trading arm of BASE). It’s an exciting opportunity for an innovative, self-starter to grow the commercial activity and income which funds BASE’s work. 

We are seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial person to lead and develop the work of Inclusive Trading CIC. This is a key role that has a focus on improving the quality of Supported Employment services across Britain.

Managing a team of experienced associates, the person appointed will oversee the design, delivery and management of commercial activity including:

  • a programme of training and professional development to improve the quality of provision within supported employment, 
  • contracted project delivery and consultancy support,
  • assisting the BASE Chief Executive with organising and delivering BASE’s national and regional events/conferences,
  • working closely with the BASE Chief Executive to secure project and consultancy contracts

Please read the job description for full details of the role.

Salary: £22,410 to £23,790 per annum
Hours: 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 individual 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.