An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-motivated Job Coach to join our Lifestyles and Work team. This position is a permanent part time (18.75 hrs per week) role.
A Job coach will provide support to people with a learning disability on Employ Me programmes so that they can learn the skills needed to achieve and sustain paid employment. A key element of Employ Me are work experience placements and on-the-job support in real work settings.
The Job Coach role is based in London, covering in and around the Lambeth and Barnet area, but working remotely until we can resume normal business.
You will provide 1-1 support to individuals in the workplace ensuring that Individualised Learning Plan targets are achieved work skills are developed and paid employment is sustained.
Key skills and requirements (essential):
Experience of supporting people
Experience of providing job coaching support
Knowledge of supported employment
A-C/9-4 English & Maths GCSE (or equivalent)
Have an interest in and desire to know more about learning disability
Adaptable to work in range of environments
Effective/accurate record keeping and reporting
Professional conduct and attendance
(Please see the ‘role profile’ for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required for this role and the full Job Description and Personal Specification)
If you have the relevant skills and experiences we are looking for and this opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you, please apply with your up to date CV.
At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!
This role will close on Friday 23rd October and interviews will commence shortly after the close date via Microsoft Teams.
If you require any further information about the role, please contact Lianne in the recruitment team on (phone number removed).