An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced individual to join Lincolnshire County Council's Children's Services as a Job Coach based at our Spalding site for 18.5 hours per week.
If you are a dynamic and motivational individual with creativity and flair together with experience in SEND and employment support, then we want to hear from you!
About the Role
At Lincolnshire County Council we are dedicated to delivering an outstanding service to Lincolnshire residents. We believe that every young person has a right to quality support. It's why we work hard to ensure that young people in the community are sustained to build and maintain independence and to live fulfilling lives, feel safe and thrive within their communities.
This role will require you to build relationships and work closely with schools, colleges and employers across the county to fulfil the Local Supported Employment initiative.
Working as a Job Coach provides a genuine opportunity to make a difference and have a positive impact on people's lives.
It is essential that you hold the following:
- NVQ level 2 Health/Social Care/ Employment related/ Careers Advice and Guidance
- Some form of teaching qualification or prepared to work towards a qualification i.e. PTTLS
- TSI training
We are looking for someone who can be proactive, work autonomously, is keen to further develop their skills and has experience of providing employment support.
You will also need to demonstrate;
- Knowledge & promotion of the ethics and values to the individuals you will be working with.
- Knowledge of employment support
- High standards of person-centred working.
- The ability to empathise and listen
- Expertise to build and maintain trust & rapport.
About Our Offer
Along with a competitive salary we are offering;
- A Contributory pension
- Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
- Civil service sports council membership
- Flexible working policies
- Career progression opportunities
- A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more
Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure.
If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact: Emma Bird (YPLP Senior Lead) via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications Close on 23rd September 2023 and interviews will take place on or around 29th September 2023
Best of luck with your application
Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check.
All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.
On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.
We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for equal positions.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.