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SEN Support Worker (Lead Job Coach)

Salary: £25,966 per annum

Hours: 37 Hours per week / 52 weeks per year (Full-Time)

Start date: ASAP

Benefits: 

o   Free parking

o   Gym

o   Motor Vehicle Services

o   Catering

o   Hair & Beauty Salon

o   Discounted Costa

·         Flu jab voucher

·         Specsavers voucher

·         Counselling services

·         Cycle to work scheme

·         32 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

·         Local Government Pension Scheme

A day in the life of…..

As Lead Job Coach you will play a key role in the development and delivery of the Supported Internship course for learners with learning disabilities. You will be responsible for managing case loads and providing high quality support to our learners to achieve their workplace goals in a variety of settings.

You will work closely with the learners and use vocational profiling to truly understand the best possible employment direction for them. You will build up strong relationships with local employers, and use job matching and job carving skills to negotiate the correct work placement for the young people studying in Supported Learning.

You will be a key link between employer, learner, teachers and parents/carers, this includes creating support plans and completing EHCP reviews to meet individual learner needs. You will coordinate and support a small team of highly motivated job coaches. You will also monitor the drawing down of appropriate funding to support the business.

You will work closely with the SEN Curriculum Manager to achieve the above and to support curriculum development to meet the diverse needs of learners and respond to the flexibility of the labour market. 

Skills/experience required:

  • Prior experience of supporting employment with young people, job coaching or similar educational setting.
  • Ability to work with others including engaging local employers, stakeholders and other professionals.
  • Experience of working with people and young people with learning disabilities or similar inclusion barriers.
  • Computer literacy skills for example virtual learning environments, monitoring and recording systems.

Qualifications required:

  • GCSE English and Maths grade 4/C or equivalent.
  • Level 3 certificate in Supported Employment.

Ideal attributes of applicant:

  • You will have high ambition for supporting learners into paid employment.
  • The ideal candidate will have strong communication and networking skills to promote the area and engage employers.
  • It is essential that you are highly effective at planning and organising your time to manage a case load.
  • You will be passionate about seizing opportunities and developing skills in yourself and others.

Any other info.

Please note that if you have not been contacted 2 weeks after the closing date, please be advised you have been unsuccessful in your application for the post.

Please be advised that the post may be withdrawn at any point if a suitable applicant has been appointed.

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

Following a review of the recruitment process we are now requesting references prior to interview – please ensure when applying, you have provided the details of referees that cover the previous 5 years of employment and a character reference.

How to Apply

Should you be interested in any of our vacancies please complete the application (2 parts) and send it to recruitment@eastleigh.ac.uk or alternatively send an up to date CV with a covering letter

Part One - Application Form

Part Two - Personal Details

Please ensure you return both parts to ensure your application is complete.