Job Coach – Fixed Term

Henshaws College, Harrogate

Closing date: Friday, 28th Jan 2022

Salary £11.43 per hour/£10,303 per annum
Hours 20 Hours per week (Hours to be agreed, Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:30pm/ Mon-Fri 9:30am-3:00pm)
Weeks 39 weeks (term-time only)
Annual Leave 25 days plus 10 Statutory holidays (pro-rata for part time / term time roles)
Contract Fixed term - linked to supporting a member of staff through 'Access to Work' (November 2022)
DBS Enhanced with child barring

Full Job Description and Personal Specification available to download

Please upload you CV or download application form and email to recruitment@henshaws.org.uk

Henshaws Specialist College is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower children and young people living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want.  Whether that’s preparing for employment, making friends or learning to live more independently, we enable our students to make their aspirations possible and goals a reality

We are currently looking to recruit a Job Coach . 

Job Summary

The role of Job Coach will be to support a member of staff to enable them to pursue their ambitions in relation to completing an apprenticeship. The role will include providing accessible training materials for the member of staff. The successful candidate will liaise with the awarding body and their mentor on a regular basis. The role also includes supporting the staff member to complete all administration tasks and training.

Key responsibilities will include:

To support staff member on all aspects of their apprenticeship including support in administrative tasks and training

To make work accessible resources for the staff member/ apprentice

To manage relationships by liaising with all those involved in work: the apprentice, the College staff, external awarding body, mentor, etc   

To promote inclusion and participation, encouraging staff/ apprentice independence

To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Experience of completing risk assessments and task analysis

A strong commitment to giving people with learning difficulties and disabilities the opportunity to work

Have, or be willing to work towards a  Job Coach specific qualification

Closing date Friday 28th January 2022 – 12 Noon

To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888

Application Form (Mobile Friendly)

  • Section A

  • Employment

  • Your Work Experience

    Please complete details of your current and previous employment as requested below: • list the employment in chronological order, most recent first. • Please include your full work history from time of leaving school/college/university. • Include any posts that were undertaken on a voluntary basis.
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  • Previous Employment 1

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  • Previous Employment 2

  • Previous Employment 3

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  • Continuation of Work History

    Please list your full work history since leaving education
  • Gaps in your work History

  • QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Section B

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  • About You

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    Henshaws is a Disability Confident employer
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    Due to the services offered by Henshaws, you may be required to complete an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB). Please refer to the job description for details of how this applies to the role you are applying for. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are "protected" and are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.
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  • DECLARATION

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