Location
Moray
Department
Employability
Advertising Salary
£26785 per annum
Careers Site Advertising End Date
03 Dec 2021
Driver

About The Role

Employment Coordinator - January Start Date
Full Time 
Moray
 

Your role as an ENABLE Works Employment Coordinator is to support people who have learning disabilities to make progress towards and achieve employment.

You will work closely with a group of people who have learning disabilities each year, profiling their skills and jointly planning activity that will enable them to achieve their work goals and become independent, active members of their community.

Working on our Stepping Up schools programme across Moray, you will be responsible for developing positive relationships with the programme participants, their circles of support, our local school partners and other professional support services.

You will work closely with local schools and strategic partners, including employers, funders and other stakeholders, developing professional relationships that will offer a diverse range of experiences and opportunities.

Working with individuals on a one to one basis, and also in groups, you will support them to explore opportunities that will allow them to become independent, active members of their community and have a successful transition out of school on to a positive destination.

You will be given a work plan to achieve in order that programme participants are receiving a quality service and we are achieving the expectations of funders and stakeholders.

Our team work to performance targets each year, to ensure that the programme participants are receiving a quality service and we are achieving targets set out by our funders.

You will be an important member of the wider ENABLE Works team, supporting departmental objectives through delivery of support but also through positive collaboration and innovation within your team to support our strategic, societal goals.

A full UK drivers licence and access to a car for work purposes is essential for this role

 

Providing high quality support:

  • Regular and accurate profiling of skills and recording of participant activity
  • Active case management to ensure person-centred success

  • Delivering support with fidelity to the individual project model

  • Delivery of structured training to individuals and groups of participants

  • Maintaining positive relationships with participants and their circles of support to ensure inclusive success

  • Managing professional relationships with stakeholders and employers to create opportunities for participants 

Delivering high quality support:

  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date records ready for audit
  • Recording and gathering project information in line with project timescales and work plan
  • Handling and storing project information in line with ENABLE Scotland’s data protection policy
  • Reporting accurately on project activity when requested and in line with project timescales

Meeting performance expectations:

  • Active case management to ensure participants are achieving success
  • Meeting and exceeding individual project expectations
  • Innovating and collaborating across your team to support wider ENABLE Works performance

Contribution to strategy:

  • Sharing best practice and opportunities with ENABLE Works colleagues
  • Positive and flexible response to changes in work plans
  • Collaborative approach to team and departmental delivery
  • Managing your time/caseload efficiently in order to respond to additional duties as required
  • Supporting the training and marking of accredited staff training
  • Representing ENABLE Works and ENABLE Scotland with an understanding of departmental and organisational strategies

About You

Person Specification

  • A commitment to support people with learning disabilities to get the jobs they want
  • Understanding of employability services and methodologies
  • Knowledge of the local area and it’s community assets 
  • Ability to profile skills and aspirations of people with learning disabilities
  • Ability to innovate and plan so people with learning disabilities can achieve goals
  • Ability to partner and negotiate with stakeholders
  • Professional presentation and personality
  • Self management skills and the ability to meet duties effectively
  • IT Literacy
  • Proactive and collaborative approach to team work
  • Commitment to personal and professional development
  • Full UK driving license and access to a car essential

About Us

At ENABLE Scotland we believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities.

We also have an excellent range of staff benefits on offer including but not limited to:
  • Health cash plans providing a wide range of health benefits to help people cover the cost of their everyday health care.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loans

Starting a career with ENABLE Scotland is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.

ENABLE Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.

 
 

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