Greenbank – Supported Internship Employability Co-ordinator

Term: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week (excluding breaks). The successful candidate will need to be flexible and there may be a need to work the occasional evening and weekend.
Salary: £25,000 per year
Location: The main place of work is the internship host business site. All employees are required to be flexible in their approach and would be expected to work at other sites as and when required.

About the job:

Greenbank College, part of the Greenbank charity, provides a variety of educational services for people from in and around Liverpool City Region. We are particularly supportive of providing relevant opportunities for disabled people and other disadvantaged groups.

Our vision is to transform lives through challenging perceptions and inspiring self-belief. The College offers supportive, inclusive learning opportunities for young people and adults. We offer work related study programmes to people aged 16-18 and up to 24 to those with an EHC Plan as well as courses to adults.

To build on our vision and enhance the future job opportunities of our students, Greenbank, together with Liverpool City Council, Project Search & host employers are working in partnership to offer the first whole life approach to supporting young disabled people in transition from education to employment.

Based in the internship host business site, which initially will be at Broad Green Hospital, Liverpool, the successful applicant will have a passion and knowledge that will help enable enable our students to successfully transition to the workplace and therefore help them better secure their future wellbeing.

The purpose of the job is:

  • To co-ordinate the delivery of a transition to work programme for young people with a learning disability based initially at Broadgreen hospital, Liverpool.
  • To identify a student’s strengths, interests, and abilities related to skill acquisition, job development and employment.
  • To deliver an employability curriculum whilst embedding English and maths and use job coaching techniques to support young people’s development towards employability.
  • To seek appropriate employment consistent with the student’s interests and skills and to work with local business and industry to meet their employment needs.
  • To determine and refer young people on the programme to appropriate support services for training and successful employment.

For full details and to apply, please visit the Greenbank wesbite.

Closing date: Sunday 19 March

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