Supported Internship Job Coach

Plumpton College
11 Oct 2019
15 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Plumpton College was one of the original pilot colleges in 2012 involved in the supported internship programme and are therefore regarded as being at the leading edge of the provision.

We are looking to recruit Job Coaches to join us on a bank contract basis, working with our students as and when required. (There is the potential for having a fuller working week). This is a very successful programme supporting young adults with learning difficulties and/or disabilities make the transition from college to work.

Potential applicants will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, the experience of working with students with learning difficulties or disabilities; have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle; be well organised, professional, computer literate, and possess a flexible approach to your work.

A key element of the role is the ability to build effective relationships with young adults, employers and families and a passion for ensuring good outcomes for students through a belief in the benefits of work.

Plumpton College can offer you a competitive salary, a great range of benefits including staff discounts and free on-site parking. Mileage will be reimbursed for mileage incurred over and above usual travel to Plumpton College sites.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do - if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we'd like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.