Supported Internship Coordinator, 37 hpw (Term Time Only)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/12/2023 12:00
£31,364 pa pro rata
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Employment Location:
Access and Inclusion, Town Hall and Civic Offices, South Shields
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Closing date:
1 Dec
Further Information
Supported Internship Coordinator, 37 hpw (Term Time Only)
(Access and Inclusion, Town Hall and Civic Offices)
£31,364 pa pro rata  
Fixed Term contract for 2 years
Secondments are welcome.  Please seek approval from your Line Manager before applying.

Supported Internships are a valuable offer for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), enabling them to achieve positive outcomes, furthering their education and skills through learning in the workplace, to support them to secure meaningful employment.
Do you have passion for supporting and promoting our young people’s SEND provision?

We are looking for you to join our team and drive supported Internships across South Tyneside.
Are you well organised and able to bring about positive outcomes?
We are looking for you to coordinate the Supported Internship Programme.  This includes identifying suitable work placements, supporting them through the programme, to improving progression opportunities.
Are you a good communicator and able to influence others?
You will be able grow and raise awareness of supported internships in South Tyneside.
The successful applicant will need to evidence they have appropriate qualifications and experience of working with children and young people with special educational needs & disabilities and excellent working knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice. A sound knowledge of the post 16 education sector, especially in relation to those with SEND is essential.  The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to negotiate and influence at a high level and evidence a strong passion for improving and increasing progression opportunities for young people with SEND.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Rebecca Gibbons, Engagement & Improvement Officer (SEND) on (0191) 424 7778 or via email at Rebecca.Gibbons@southtyneside.gov.uk
A full current driving licence and access to a means of transport is desired for this role.
We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere 
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.
Please note that if you apply for this role, all communication regarding your application will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, please ensure you check your junk mail.
Closing date: Noon, Friday 1 December 2023.
Interviews will take place on 14 December 2023.
Previous applicants need not apply.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.