Part-time Job Coach, Term-time only

Greater Manchester

  • Salary


  • Hours of work

    16 hours Monday- Thursday (need to be flexible to cover occasional evening/ weekend if required)

  • Contract


  • Closing date

    19 Jul 2019

£8.30 per hour

 You will be paid for 44 weeks including holiday pay (increases with length of service after 3 years and 5 years)  spread over 12 months.

Holidays must not be booked/ taken during Term-time.


Main purpose of the Job:

  • Supporting young people with disabilities to work towards and ultimately achieve paid employment


    • Contracted Hours available per week 16 Monday-Thursday
    • Some flexibility required as could include early starts, evenings and weekends
    • Support clients 1:1 on the job and to learn tasks/duties and core skills that are required
    • Teamwork is essential as are effective communication skills
    • Building strong relationships with partners and employers across Manchester
    • Work with Managers and co-workers to educate on disability and individual support needs
    • Liaise with Senior/Employment Officer on a regular basis and maintain all relevant paperwork
    • Recognise progression and ability to set new goals for students
    • Assist with training plans and risk assessments for each student on placement
    • Be creative in problem solving and use initiative to overcome issues on placement
    • Inform Senior EO and/or Tutor if Student is struggling on placement
    • To assist in completion of Route Assessments for Travel Training
    • Supporting young people to learn how to travel independently
    • Take part in reviews and meetings where required
    • Assist in the creation of CV’s, personal profiles and interview technique
    • May be required to support in a classroom setting
    • Basic admin/ keeping documentation up to date
  • You must be passionate, committed, creative and have strong values about employment opportunities for disabled people.