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Job Coach - Fixed Term for One Year

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
£18,300 - £21,800 pa
Location:
Breakthrough Supported Employment, 9 Rectory Row, Easthampstead, Berkshire
Contract:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
22/05/2017 at 11:59 AM
Reference:
ASCHH/17/5223
Bracknell Forest Council

This is a temporary one year contract, primarily looking at developing and increasing employment opportunities for people with a learning disability and autism.

We are looking for a Job Coach who is enthusiastic and motivated in seeking a range of employment and career development opportunities for individuals.

You should be proactive, enthusiastic and committed, with the determination to drive this service forward. You will have an understanding of the challenges faced by individuals who have a Learning Disability or Autism and the ability to enable people to overcome them. A varied and active role which, although can be challenging at times, is rewarding in the fact that you are having a positive impact on people’s lives.       

As a modern and forward thinking service we encourage staff to seek a range of new employment opportunities to individuals we support.

The service potentially operates seven days a week and you will be required to work flexibly and undertake duties which are compatible with the needs of the service, often at short notice, which may evenings, weekends and bank holidays

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

It is important that you read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by the Council in contact with adults at risk must be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and, wherever possible, apply for these prior to interview.

Find out more about our Adult Social Care, Health and Housing Department.

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