Employability Coach – Project SEARCH - Liverpool

Location Liverpool
Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: Fixed Term
Salary: £23,111.60 per annum
Contact name: Jess Rivett

Contact email: jessica.rivett@hft.org.uk
Contact phone: 07810856112
Job ref: 018822
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 01 Aug 2024 23:59

For more information on the role, please contact: Jess Rivett or Bryony Dolby

Email: jessica.rivett@hft.org.uk or bryony.dolby@hft.org.uk

Telephone: 07810856112

Project SEARCH –Liverpool Hft are looking to appoint an Employability Coach within their Work Opportunities division for adults with a learning disability.

The Employability Coach role is central to the delivery of high quality services and promoting Hft's reputation. The job requires an individual with drive, enthusiasm and commitment. Someone with a 'Can Do' attitude who has the ability to look for creative solutions to meet people's support needs in a way that respects their individuality and works with the Operations Manager.The Project SEARCH Employability Coach role is to support young people with Learning Disabilities in achieving and sustaining paid employment.
As a Employability Coach, you will need to be open to flexible working.  This will include travelling to various sites in the region, and also will involve some occasional evening and weekend work.

This is a fixed-term role until November 2024, with the possibility to extend. 

What 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 Holiday allowance with an increase rate of 50% for key dates over Christmas
  • -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

Join us and help us change lives.
Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed. Job Sharing for this role can be considered.

Job Description and Person Specification  


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.