Learning Works Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/01/2021 12:00
£22,183 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Adults with Learning Disabilities Team, Town Hall & Civic Offices
Post Number:
Closing date:
21 Jan
Further Information

Learning Works Officer
(Adults with Learning Disabilities Team, Town Hall & Civic Offices)
£22,183 pa

Fixed Team post until September 2022
(Secondments are available, please seek agreement from your line manager before applying)

Are you passionate about supporting people to reach their full potential? If so, we are looking for a Learning Works Officer to support people with Learning Difficulties and/or disabilities go gain and sustain paid employment.

You will identify and understand an individuals’ assets, skills, strengths and talents in order to understand what is important to them. Focussing on their needs and aspirations whilst engaging in positive conversations, you will identify creative and meaningful ways to provide support into paid employment and enable the individual to work as independently as possible.

Putting in place an individual learning pathway you will build effective relationships with employers, in order to initiate work shadowing, tasters, work placements, work trials and ultimately job opportunities.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Carol Valentine, Adult Social Work Consultant on 07866 178883.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 21 January 2021

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk where possible. We apologise but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.