Employability Coach - Flintshire

Location Flintshire
Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24,033.40 per year (pro rata)
Contact name: Julia Hawkins

Contact email: julia.hawkins@hft.org.uk
Contact phone: 07795304758
Job ref: 018603
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 01 Aug 2024 23:59

For more information on the role, please contact: Bryony Dolby or Julia Hawkins Email: bryony.dolby@hft.org.uk, julia.hawkins@hft.org.uk Telephone: 07407643872, 07795304758

Working Hours: Part time Monday to Thursday 30 hours.

Hft are accepting applications for the role of Employability Coach as part of our Supported Employment provision in North Wales, to be based in Flintshire. We are looking for applicants to work as part of the supported employment team providing on the job employment support for individuals with learning disabilities. The part time role will be based across the county of Flintshire and work intensively with individuals who are looking to develop skills and secure paid employment. As an Employability Coach at Hft you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible, by supporting them to achieve goals and aspirations around paid employment. In this creative and rewarding role, you will enable people to develop and acquire relevant skills needed for the workplace, support them to gain work experience, with the ultimate goal of them progressing into paid employment. You will provide innovative and high-quality support to the people we support while they build skills for employment, develop their CV’s and when they have secured employment. You will be helping to ensure that the people we support:

*       Have the opportunity to develop relevant skills for employment

*       Gain work experience in a large business

*       Increase their independence

*       Achieve their aspirations

*       Are empowered to make decisions and choices around their future employment

*       Are kept safe

About you

You will have a ‘Can Do’ attitude, be driven and enthusiastic about helping people with learning disabilities to meet their aspirations. You will have the ability to look for creative solutions to meet people's support needs in a way that respects their individuality. You will work be able to work well using your own initiative and in partnership with colleagues from partner organisations, and with Hft’s Work Options Manager.

As an Employability Coach in this role, you will work Mon-Thursday during office hours, however you will need to be open to flexible working which may involve some occasional evening and weekend work.

We offer

We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills they need.

  • -As a ‘Gold’ standard Investors in People accredited employer, we are committed to supporting colleague wellbeing as a priority. Within this, all Hft employees get access to the TELUS Health – the world’s biggest 24/7 colleague counselling and support service. It is completely free for all colleagues to use in complete confidence, whenever and however they want to access it
  • -25 days annual leave (plus 8 days statutory Bank holidays) increasing to 24 days after 1 year's service.
  • 20% bank holidays allowance with an increased rate of 50% for Christmas Day, Boxing day and New Years Day
  • -Apprenticeships - Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care with a Top 100 apprenticeship employer (ranked 11th in 2020)
  • -Access to award-winning training and development
  • -Annual staff award scheme
  • -A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
  • -Free DBS Check

If you would like further information, please contact Bryony Dolby or Julia Hawkins (see contact details above).

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications.

Hft's usual terms and conditions apply. Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do. Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.

If you would like further information, please contact Bryony Dolby or Julia Hawkins (see contact details above).