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Work Choice Support Volunteers

Job reference VOLREF1
Contract type Volunteer
Location Head Office, Enham Alamein
Salary N/A
Hours Flexible
Hourly rate N/A
Closing Date Tuesday 01st January 2019

What we are looking for

Employment Services require several people to help support individuals with disabilities to be able to attend and complete courses to help them upskill. Some of our clients have learning disabilities and will need 1-1 support for the course work with the help of reading and writing whilst group learning support maybe needed to give confidence or help overcome anxieties. You will be playing an important role within personal development and helping people to become more independent whilst giving more options about ongoing employment, building confidence and social skills.

 

Role Overview:

To work with clients who have individual needs on a 1-1 and group basis to support them in completing relevant courses.

 

What you will be doing?

 

Operational

  • Helping clients overcome personal barriers and anxieties when under taking courses.

  • Support clients with motivation and positivity to complete the courses.

  • Work 1-1 with clients who have learning difficulties, reading the questions and scribing the answers using their own words.

  • Work within small groups with clients to ensure that they are able to comprehend functional skill courses they are under taking.

  • Work alongside Work choice advisor to give full support to clients.

  • Highlight any safeguarding concerns or reasonable adjustments that maybe required to Work Choice advisor.

  • Help give basic IT support to clients where required.

  • Work 1-1 with clients to help them achieve their goals with the support of a Work Choice advisor.

     

Applying

For more information please see our Role Description and Person Specification.

If you are looking for your next challenge in a role that changes lives, then please click APPLY and attach a completed application form in the CV field or email the application form to volunteering@enhamtrust.org.uk

Other Information

•           Enham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its staff and customers. We expect all our staff to be aware of their responsibilities to protect staff and customers from abuse or harm. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Enhanced DBS criminal record checks will be carried out as part of our selection process.

•           Enham Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively encourages applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity. We operate under the Disability Confident accredited scheme so please make this clear in your application Enham Trust is committed to securing genuine equality in all of its activities as an employer and takes part in the Disability Confident Scheme. As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident employer, all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy will be interviewed. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, applicants will need to declare that they have a disability. When submitting your application please indicate that you consider yourself to have a disability, impairment or long-term health condition.

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