We are looking for a flexible individual with experience of supporting people with disabilities into employment for this varied and interesting role.
You will be based within the council’s Specialist Employment Team and will support activity to improve employment outcomes for young people with SEND and adults with disabilities. You will do this by working local stakeholders, including jobseekers, parents and carers, professionals and local employers to raise awareness of supported internships, inclusive apprenticeships and supported employment. You will work with local schools and colleges to collect and report on outcome data and work with the team manager to develop a local SEND Employment Forum.
Other duties will including working as a job coach both within supported internship host businesses and local business supporting customers accessing the council’s supported employment provision.
Applicants must meet the essential criteria detailed in the Person Specification including holding a Level 2 qualification (or equivalent) in Maths and English.
If you have any questions or would like an informal chat about this position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.
37 hours per week
The council operates hybrid working. This involves working from an agreed workplace location in the borough for at least two days a week.
We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.
If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: email@example.com
For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200233/jobs
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