08

Jul

Greenbank – Supported Internship Employability Coordinator

Term: Permanent.
Hours: 35 hours per week (excluding breaks).
Salary: £22,658 p.a.
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. This job may require occasional evening and weekend work.

 

Situated alongside the picturesque Sefton Park in Liverpool, Greenbank College, part of the Greenbank Project Charity, provides a variety of educational services for people from within and around the Liverpool City Region. We are particularly supportive of providing relevant opportunities for disabled people and other disadvantaged groups.

It is an exciting time for Greenbank as we continue to implement our strategy to take us through the next five years. 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 up to Level 3 to adults.

To build on our vision and enhance the future job opportunities of our students, Greenbank, together with Liverpool City Council, Project Search and 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 on the internship host business site, the successful applicant will have a passion and knowledge that will help enable our students to successfully transition to the workplace and therefore help them better secure their future wellbeing.

 

Job Purpose

Greenbank College, 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. To enable this, this post holder will:

  • Co-ordinate the delivery of a transition to work programme for young people with a learning disability based initially at Liverpool City Council.
  • Identify a student’s strengths, interests, and abilities related to skill acquisition, job development and employment.
  • Deliver an employability curriculum whilst embedding English and maths and use job coaching techniques to support young people’s development towards employability.
  • Seek appropriate employment consistent with the student’s interests and skills and work with local businesses and industries to meet their employment needs.
  • Determine and refer young people on the programme to appropriate support services for training and successful employment.

Please see the Greenbank website for the full job description.

Contact details: Any queries and applications should be sent to applications@greenbank.org.uk.

Closing date: Monday 19 July, 10am.

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