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Date Added: Fri 03/11/2023

Employment Caseworker

Alexandra, KT3, UK
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Company: MENCAP

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £26000/annum

Job Advert
Mencap's Employ  Me team provide supported employment programmes for people with a learning disability. Our Employ Me's Schools Programme is a funded project that supports SEND learners to explore the world of work through access to employability skills workshops and work experience. 
We have an opportunity for an Employ Me Caseworker to join our Employ Me team to deliver a schools programme  in the London Borough of Kingston . This role is full time (37.5 hours per week) contracted until the end of July 2024.
Our Employ Me programme offers a wide range of benefits to young people with a learning disability that we support to:
Raise aspirations
Build skills and confidence
Have a better understanding of employment
Show employers what they can do
Progress towards paid workWe are looking for an individual who can work on their own initiative, have good communication skills, interpersonal skills and be approachable across all levels.
The successful person will directly support young people with a learning disability, autism and special educational needs (SEND) in education settings, delivering employability sessions and work experience.
You will work collaboratively schools to identify learners to take part in our schools programme, delivering employability sessions, support work experience opportunities with local employers though employer engagement activities. In this role you will build positive relationships with schools and employers to support the ongoing delivery of the Employ Me Schools programme.
(Please see the Job Description and Personal Specification for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required for this role).
At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!
It is essential that all candidates offered an interview for this role will need to provide evidence of their GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at interview stage.
This role will close on Wednesday 15th November and interviews will be via MS Teams on soon after.
If you would like to know anymore information about the position, then please contact Jesse from our recruitment team on, (phone number removed).
JOB ID: 30225
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us.
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