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Job Coach Supported Studies (Part-time)

SALARY: £20,500 – £25,000 per annum (pro-rata). Working 22.2 hours per week across 3 days, for 38 weeks over the year. Actual salary up to £12,750pa.

LOCATION: Stevenage and working across Group sites in North Hertfordshire

CLOSING DATE: 24th September 2021

 

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for an outstanding Job Coach who is motivated and committed to the success of their students. A person who will provide highly effective levels of support to young people within their work settings and be confident to make decisions to support individual progression. You will need to be organised and an excellent communicator within the role.

You will train, mentor and coach students predominantly in the workplace, inspiring them to achieve their potential and progress onto employment, an apprenticeship/traineeship or further study.

MORE THAN JUST A SALARY

  • £20,500-£25,000 (pro-rata)
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Excellent time-management and proven interpersonal skills, who is able to work under pressure, prioritise work and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivation and able to use personal initiative within a structured framework.
  • High levels of personal integrity and confidentiality.
  • Highly ethical and professional standards when liaising with external partners including attending external visits with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with young people, employers and other professionals.
  • A strong track record that demonstrates the ability to develop creative methods to engage young people.
  • Level 2 or equivalent qualification in English and maths.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Equality and Diversity including SEND legislation and Safeguarding with a commitment to and understanding of educational values including ethos of Supported Internship programme.
  • Full driving license preferable
  • Hold a certificate in Training in Systematic Instruction (preferable)

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use systematic Instruction to ensure highly effective levels of support are given to young people in their work settings, enabling them to become as independent as possible.
  • Identify, wherever possible, strategies for fading, use of natural and other supports, accommodations or aids and adaptations to minimise reliance on the job coach.
  • Be responsible for effectively assessing and tracking individual progress of interns as well as setting and tracking short, medium and long term goals and targets in compliance with NHC standards.
  • Understand the concerns and needs of the individual, and employers, facilitating understanding and communication on an ongoing basis.
  • Liaise with both internal and external clients to raise the profile and perception of Supported Internships. To ensure that effective working relationships are developed and maintained to secure sufficient and realistic employment opportunities.
  • Attending meetings within the college and external events as required.
  • Be actively involved in and support the promotion of courses and the recruitment and enrolment of students.
  • Maintain a safe learning environment by supporting students in understanding how to keep themselves, and others, safe and notifying management of any risks.
  • Promote the fundamental British values of democracy; the rule of law; individual liberty; the mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
  • Champion students’ achievement of maths and English.
  • Provide students with pastoral support.
  • Communicate with colleagues and work as part of a team to provide holistic and individualised learning programmes.

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    SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT

    North Hertfordshire College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

     

    “We are always looking for ways to improve and deliver excellent customer service. Jobs are challenging at times, flexible, rewarding and allow you to meet a range of people from across the group. Most importantly I have fun and enjoy working in my team and for the company.”

    Kathy Levy - Curriculum Administrator