The Home Of Flexible Working, Find Your Flex Logo

Employability Coach

  • Location

    Wakefield

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Contract/Freelance

  • Salary:

    £21,136 pro rata

  • Job ref:

    87498

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-31

  • Startdate:

    2019-07-03

  • Client:

    #

Employability Coach 

Hft is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A truly nationwide organisation, they support approximately 3,000 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence. 

Everything we do focuses on helping the people we support live the life they choose and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, we create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support. 

Position: Employability Coach 
Location: Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield 
Job type: Part Time, 12 Months Fixed Term Contract possibility to extend with funding 
Hours: 18.5 hours per week 
Salary: £21,136 pro rata 
Benefits Package: Hft Plus benefits package (discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out), 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after first year, contributory pension scheme and life assurance, an Employee Assistance Programme, annual staff award schemes, access to award winning training and development 
Closing date: Wednesday 24 July 2019 

About the role: 

Hft Bradford are looking to appoint two Employability Job Coaches within their occupation & employment provision for adults with a learning disability. 

The Employability Job 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. 

About you: 

The Project SEARCH Employability Job Coach role is to support young people with Learning Disabilities over a period of one academic year. The goal is to provide three on-site work placements to enable the young people to gain the skills necessary for open paid employment and further support the same group to access long term employment. 

As an Employability Job Coach on Project SEARCH, you will need to be open to flexible working which may involve some occasional evening and weekend work. 

Join us and help us change lives. 

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed. 

Strictly no agencies please. 

You may have experience of the following: Employability Coach, Employability Advisor, Employment Coach, Employment Advisor, Skills Coach, Employment Coordinator, Careers Advisor, Careers Coach, Employment Guidance, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc. 

Ref: 87498