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Job Coach (part time)



To support learners in gaining the skills and experiences necessary to be able to access and make a sustained transition into FE, Vocational Training or long term paid employment. 

To support learners to develop employability skills in a host workplace both individually and through group work. 

To find creative solutions to meet learners support needs in a way that respects their individuality working closely with the MDT linked to the learner. 

To be an Ambassador for the Employability & Life Skills Faculty and Undershaw when working offsite 

To be able to transport learners to work placements and have a flexible approach to diary management that will include workplace visits. 

Key Accountabilities

To work with the Progression Coach in identifying a meaningful work experience placement for the learner

To teach job tasks by direct ‘on the job’ coaching and identifying and implementing strategies to complete job tasks. 

To listen to learners’ job-related concerns and assist them to identify solutions

To support learners to develop professional working relationships with colleagues 

To encourage learners in the areas of grooming, hygiene and communication

To work with the young people on the disability disclosure for colleagues and managers

To maintain current business partnerships and identify learning opportunities.

To provide supporting information for EHCP/AR meetings where appropriate 

To record and report data in order to  measure progress and impact 

To update and maintain learners work placement file to include any signed documentation relevant and taking into account GDPR and Safeguarding

Through MDT meeting identify learners’ skills and employment support needs

To identify the work area and conduct an assessment of the skills required to maintain the role identified. In some cases, to spend time at the workplace undertaking a Job Role Analysis

To compile written media, for example CV’s 

Along with the Progression Coach act as contact for the employers on behalf of the School and the learners

To build a supportive relationship with parents and carers to foster a strong and trusting partnership enabling the learners to have a meaningful and successful experience

To maintain a level of personal development to ensure that subject knowledge and coaching knowledge continues to be enhanced

To take a role in whole school events such as employability days, assemblies and guest speakers as required 

To attend regular Employability and life Skills Faculty Meetings to review quality and impact of the offer 

To work as a member of the Employability and Life Skills Faculty, positively contributing to effective working relations 

A clean UK driving licence held for a minimum of two years is a requirement for this position.

Supporting documents

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