We are recruiting for an exciting new role of …

Employment and Support Advisor

This is a new role in an established Post - 16 Supported Employment project. The role has been designed to support the young people once they have left the Supported Internship programme if it’s identified that they need further support in the workplace, or if they need further support in the world of work.

This role is 21 hours a week, working  Monday to Friday, on a fixed-term 12-month contract. 

Salary: £23,088 per Annum, this is a pro-rata salary of

£13,104 and an hourly rate of £12. Plus a generous

25 day’s annual leave entitlement and 8 bank

Holidays (pro-rata) employer pension contribution of 5 %

of salary and  Salary sacrifice scheme.

Locations: This role will require flexible working. You will be based at our Medway and Sittingbourne sites, as well as working in the community, in the young person's workplace and from home.  You might support more than one young person during the day, requiring travel between sites.

What does the role of an Employment and Support adviser entail?

A supported internship is about young people with a learning difficulty and/or autism achieving high-quality paid work that lasts. We call it a supported internship as we support the young person throughout the internship by providing a Work Coach. The young person's Work Coach will work alongside them in their work placement supporting them and their employer to ensure both get the most out of the placement. A Work Coach will also help support our young people in the job club where you will share skills such as CV writing and interviewing skills. The role of the Employment and support adviser is to identify young people that may need this support continued once they finish their supported internship and to offer that support.

 

We are looking for someone who has: 

  •   Previous experience of careers advice, guidance and signposting.
  •   Prior knowledge and experience of Supported Employment, for example supported internships or similar models of work-based learning.
  • Experience with  supporting people with learning difficultieand/or autism.

 

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 3rd July 2022.

Shortlisting: Monday 4th June 2022.

Interviews: Thursday 7th July 2022. Location: TBC. 

We will contact everyone by the end of the day on: Tuesday 5th July 2022.   



To apply, download a copy of the Job Pack, here.

After reading it carefully, please apply online: https://www.bemix.org/apply-for-a-job 



Once your application has been reviewed, we will make contact by email to let you know whether you will be invited for an interview.

For enquiries please email: [email protected] 

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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