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Job Coach (Project Search)

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur is a world-famous football club based in London. On the pitch, the Club competes in the upper echelons of the English Premier League and is a regular participant in marque UEFA club competitions.

9 Mar 2023
Full Time
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

Job Purpose

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.

Personal Attributes

  • 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.

How to Apply

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