We are recruiting for a

Employability Skills Supporter 

We are searching for someone with experience supporting people to develop their Employability Skills, who is creative, resourceful and

proactive, to work across the bemix Supported Employment and Preparation for Employment programmes. 

 Our ultimate goal is to inspire, enable and support more young people with learning difficulties and/or autism to achieve their career and job aspiration/s. 

 The role requires someone who is happy to work across all of our supported Internship sites in Medway, Swale and Canterbury. This a 2.5 day a week role working within the Employability Skills Sessions. We are open to considering a job share for this role. A review has recently gone underway to improve on what was formerly known as ‘Job Club’ in previous years. A new Curriculum is being developed for 22/23 which will now be known as Employability Skills Sessions.

Main aim: Working with the Employability Skills Facilitator, to work collaboratively on the planning, preparation and delivery of the Employability Skills lessons, which is undertaken in line with the curriculum. To deliver engaging and interactive lessons to the young people to prepare them for the world of work, with clear learning goals and outcomes.  

Permanent, Term-time only contract. 

Locations: Medway, Swale and Canterbury.

Salary: Your salary will be £21,800 per annum, pro rata to a working week and a 39 week working year (term time). This is an actual (pro-rata) annual salary of £8,175 and an hourly pay rate of £11.33. You will also receive an uplift of £900.07, which is your pro-rata annual paid leave entitlement for the year. 

If you have...

  • the ability to support young people around their emotional, social and mental health well-being, enabling them to fully participate in the programme. 
  • An understanding and empathy with anxiety and its effects - how it can be triggered by environments, specific persons and situations or changes to one’s circumstances; how it may impact a person’s day-to-day choices and behaviour and how to meaningfully respond when someone is struggling due to anxiety to maintain a calm, supportive learning and work environment.
  • Experience working in a post-16 SEN environment before and have a good understanding of supporting people with learning difficulties and/or autism.
  • You see your work as a vocation and contribution to social change. You are committed to, and energised by, our vision and values. We believe in achieving equality for people with learning difficulties and/or autism. In bemix, we seek to recruit people who are looking for more than a job, and are passionate about making a difference.

...we’d love to hear from you!

To apply, please download a copy of the Job Pack here and fill out our online application form.                                                            

Enquiries: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 9th August 2022

Interviews: Monday 15th August 2022. Either remotely or face to face at one of the bemix sites.

We will contact everyone by the end of the day on:  Thursday 11th August 2022

Please note, that this role starts on the 31st of August for mandatory training.

No agency contact please. You will be required to declare all past convictions, whether spent or not, as this post is exempt from The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1984. You will also be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check.

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