Job Coach

in Hertford, East of England

Hertfordshire County Council are looking for Job Coaches to offer supported employment which is defined as high quality, personalised support for people with disabilities and disadvantages which enables them to seek, access and retain employment in the open labour market. The Job Coach role supports individuals to prepare for employment and to sustain employment once a job is secured.

You will provide appropriate guidance, training, and support to enable participants to maintain employment and employers to develop job opportunities within the workplace, in conjunction with the Employment Advisors and Employer Liaison Officers. The post holder will need to adopt a flexible working pattern to accommodate the working hours of the clients and will be based either within Step2Skills or in the Day Opportunities team.

If you wish to talk to someone about any of the vacancies, please call Emma Gladdish 01442 454464

Closing Date: 17th April
Interview Dates: 28th & 29th April

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

Application Information

How to Apply: Please follow the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what Hertfordshire County Council are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.

Important Note re Interviews: Where Hertfordshire County Council are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.

Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.

Overseas Applications: Hertfordshire County Council will accept applications from all applicants who already have an established right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, Hertfordshire County Council are unable to provide sponsorships for this post

Other Details

  1. Salary £21,269 - £23,484 per annum
  2. Job Type Contractual
  3. Map Location County Hall, Pegs Ln Hertford SG13 8DQ
  4. Category Management
  5. Posted 4 months ago