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Supported Employment Coordinator

Supported Employment Coordinator

Salary:                        £26,500                                   

Hours:                       37.5 hours per week                                   

Place of work:         TBC  

Contract period:     Fixed Term until 31st August 2022  (rolling contract continuing dependent on funding)

 Accountable to:     Employment Service Manager / Supported Employment Team Lead

Deadline for Applications:           22nd September 2021

 

The Post

The purpose of the job is to provide coaching, support and guidance to young people (16-25) at a host site. You will support interns to learn designated placements and provide the necessary coaching, training and encouragement to enable them to succeed. You will work closely with mentors on the host site to ensure they are supported and can confidently manage and train their intern. You will then work to facilitate the progression of interns into real, paid employment opportunities, supporting interns to contact employers themselves, and carrying out your own employer engagement.

AoD are recruiting for a Supported Employment Coordinator for our well-established Internship partnership with West London College at:

  • High Street Supported Internship. This is a partnership project between AoD, Royal Borough of Kensington council, external employers, and West London College

The placements run for an academic year and conclude in June/July 2022. We aim to progress all of our clients into paid work – either within the host employer or with external employers. The Supported Employment Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the clients on placements as well as finding paid work opportunities.

Please note we do not accept CVs. To apply for the position, please download the full job description and complete the Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and submit your forms to: ellen.barnes@aod.org.uk

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ACTION ON DISABILITY REMAINS OPEN

As COVID-19 continues to affect all our lives, we want to let you know that during this lockdown, Action on Disability will remain fully operational.

The health and safety of our service users, employees, volunteers and suppliers remains our highest priority while we continue to provide you with the support you need from us: Welfare Benefits, Direct Payments, Youth and/or Employment.

It continues to be business as usual, although much of the team will be carrying out their roles from home where they can, in line with the Government guidelines.

You’ll still be able to contact us on the phone and online, we’ve also introduced virtual support so that we can organise online meetings and/or technical support via Zoom or other video chat platforms. Our phone system enables us to redirect your calls straight to our staff working from home. Please find all of the numbers listed below:

 

General Enquires: 020 7385 2098 

Welfare Benefits Adults : 0203 080 0382

Welfare Benefits Children: 0203 080 0381

Direct Payments Support: 078 2499 0072

Youth: 07557 273657

Employment: 07825 925969

 

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All the best,

 

AoD Senior Management Team