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Closed for applications on 23/01/2022 23:59
£23,541 - £27,041 Grade 7
You will be based in a locality within County Durham. However, you may be required to work at any Durham County Council location, according to the needs of the service and your work will involve visiting various other settings in the county and surrounding travel to work area
Children and Young Peoples Services
Education & Skills - DurhamEnable
Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/22/20
Post title: DurhamEnable Job Coach – x 9
Salary: £23,541 - £27,041 Grade 7
This is a Permanent, European Social Funded Post that is subject to ongoing funding.
Job Location: You will be based in a locality within County Durham. However, you may be required to work at any Durham County Council location, according to the needs of the service and your work will involve visiting various other settings in the county and surrounding travel to work area. The service will rely on flexible approaches to working to meet the needs of our customers. This will include a hybrid approach to community, office and home-based work. Flexibility in working hours may be required within the team to deliver a personalised approach to our work.
DurhamEnable is an expanding Supported Employment service looking to increase our team of existing Job Coaches who work across the county. Our Job Coaches play a pivotal role in supporting our customers into paid work. We are seeking to appoint a number of Job Coaches to complement our diverse and inclusive team, who demonstrate resilient qualities and hold high aspirations for people with disabilities and mental ill health. We welcome applicants who have experience from a range of industries, with transferable skill sets as well as a strong underlying set of social values and core beliefs.
As a successful candidate:
• You will use a mixture of recognisable and creative strategies to engage and progress County Durham residents with disabilities and mental ill health on their journey towards paid work
• You will manage a small caseload, to ensure a personalised 1:1 offer of support is in place
• You will raise employer’s awareness of the positive contribution people with a disability and or a mental health condition can make to the workforce by directly engaging with employers and local communities.
We are holding a series of digital drop-in sessions to find out more about DurhamEnable, the role itself, and to give you the opportunity to meet some of our existing Job Coaches and job seekers. It’s also the chance to have any questions you might have answered.
Please use this link to book on one of the sessions below:
Friday 14 January 2022 at 1pm – 2pm
Tuesday 18 January 2022 at 1pm – 2pm
Wednesday 19 January 2022 at 6pm – 7pm
Overall, we are looking for Job Coaches who have the drive and enthusiasm to engage and support both our County Durham residents and potential employers. The goal being to create and build excellent working relationships, allowing individuals with disabilities and mental ill health to reach their full potential.
(a full list of duties and responsibilities can be found in the attached documents)
As a Disability Confident Leader, we value and encourage diversity in our workforce. As part of our aim to deliver quality services, we are committed to promoting equality and eliminating discrimination and encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership or pregnancy and maternity. We are aware of our obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and are committed to offering support and making reasonable adjustments to allow full participation in the process for all applicants.
Successful applicants for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.
For further information about the post please contact: Mark Callaghan via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
It is anticipated that interviews will be held weeks commencing 31 January and 7 February 2022.
Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll & Employee Services on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk
In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.
This job is closed for applications.