Job Coach - Eastleigh College
Employment Support Officers/Job Coaches
Salary: GBP21,984 per annum/ pro rata
Fixed Term until 5 th July 2018 (Success in this project may provide the opportunity for the contract to be extended.)
Since starting our new Supported Internship programme in September 2016 the provision has seen significant growth. This post will play a key role in the development and delivery of the Supported Internship programme for learners with learning difficulties and disabilities. Providing life changing opportunities for them to access a real work environment.
As a Job Coach you will work closely with students who wish to access a Supported Internship. Directed by the Lead Job Coach, you will build up strong relationships with local employers, and the young people on a Supported Internship studying in Supported Learning.
Once a young person has secured a work placement you will work closely with them and their employer to support them in the work place and will be a key link between employer, student, teacher and parents/carers. You will be key to their success in the work place and use Systematic Instruction to help them develop their skills each day, ideally supporting them in to paid work in the future.
Eastleigh College is more than a place for learning; it is a community. We are a highly successful "Outstanding" Ofsted graded, Further Education College employing approximately 500 staff. We offer a wide variety of technical and professional courses, which gives our learners the specific skills that employers are seeking. This includes a wide variety of full-time courses, part-time professional courses and Apprenticeships.
As an Employer we have a host of people with individual skills and knowledge who play an integral part in making our successes happen.