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United Response is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with special educational needs (SEN) learning disabilities and mental health needs. We believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

Who we need

Due to the ongoing success of our Post 16 Education and Employment Programme & our increase in learner numbers, we are looking for a Job Coach Tutor with a minimum of 1 year working within an SEN background to join our delivery team.

This project is funded through EFA/ Cornwall Council/ Cornwall Adult Education.

This post will be based in Truro/Tolvadden, Cornwall however delivery of the programme can be across Cornwall. Delivery of the programme is through a mix of education and work related activity both 1:1 and group work.

The successful candidate will

  • Through classroom delivery- effectively engage with young people to motivate and encourage participation and meet the project outcomes.
  • Through employer engagement and in work support ensure a sustainable integration into the labour market of young people 16 – 24 years old, in particular those with and education health care plan (EHCP) including young people with complex needs, at risk of social exclusion and young people from marginalised communities.
  • Do this by planning and delivering a person centred accredited programme which supports young people to overcome their personal barriers. Interventions on their journey could include confidence building, CV writing, job searching and interview skills. Pathways to support the goals of the young people could include travel training, community projects, health & wellbeing, cooking, supported work tasters, supported work experience, supported internships and job trials.
  • Have experience of working in an educational setting with young people who have special educational needs including social and emotional behaviour problems.
  • Also need good IT and self-management skills and a flexible approach. You will also have the ability to market individuals or services, have an understanding of the supported employment process and basic knowledge of social enterprises.

We offer both formal and on the job training, and our national specialists are on hand to provide expert advice and support in best practice, inclusion, quality and health and safety, providing exceptional support and making a difference to people’s lives. You will be fully inducted working alongside experienced colleagues.

If you have a keen interest in making a difference and engaging with people and you are patient, empathetic and a good communicator then we would like to hear from you!

The benefits

In return for your passion and commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 20 days paid annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time), which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
  • Pension contribution
  • Work life balance
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
  • Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Plus the chance to make a positive difference to someone’s life every day - which is the biggest perk of all!Initial interviews will be in person at our Tolvaddon offices (dependant on Government/Organisation guidance this may change to a Zoom/Teams call).

United Response is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the young people we support. We expect all involved with the service to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this.

All successful candidates will be expected to apply for Enhanced DBS Clearance and we are unable to employ or engage any person who is subject to a prohibition order made under section 141B of the Education Act 2002.