The Project Search Job Coach will work with participants aged 16 – 25 with special education needs and disabilities to identify both job and career advancement opportunities.
You will coach participants with a view to build their confidence and raise aspirations.
Assist participants in identifying and enhancing their job skills, providing advice and guidance that increases employability.
You will lead, contribute, co-design and support coordination with wider Foundation projects, activities and events.
- Devise, plan and implement job coaching strategies.
- Notice participant’s strengths and instruct them on how to make the best out of their strengths
- Discover participant’s motivation and help develop their skills
- Present and teach job-searching skills and techniques
- Support project participants with SEND to develop their employability skills by learning on-the-job skills through work rotations across different departments in our host business (North Middlesex Hospital).
- Support students throughout work rotations, increasing employers understanding of reasonable adjustments in the workplace for SEND individuals.
- Develop positive relationships with project participants through 1-2-1 and group mentoring.
- Work in collaboration with host business staff, and contractor staff (CONEL) to support the project participants to access their work placements.
- Support participants to access and apply for employment opportunities as they progress through the project through CV building, interview preparation and opportunity finding.
- Work collaboratively with project partners to ensure positive outcomes for project participants to progress into employment after graduating from Project SEARCH.
- Track progress of project participants using written and visual reporting.
- Attend regular project steering group meetings to provide updates on progress of students.
- Ensure that all data and reporting is collected across the project to demonstrate the impact of delivery.
- Champion and act in line with the Foundation’s commitment to safeguarding and the welfare of children and adults.
- Perform all responsibilities in line with legislative guidance and Club/Foundation policy on safeguarding, safer-working and ED&I practices.
- Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas
- Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
- Good at planning and organising own work and others.
- Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
- Team worker whilst highly capable of working on own
Skills & Experience
- Examples of successfully working on supported internships/pre-internship programmes.
- Demonstrable experience of working with a range of monitoring and evaluation systems.
- Ability to work flexibly across locations.
- Experience of providing job coaching to adults and young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities).
- Understanding of the Project SEARCH model.
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