Work Choice Support Volunteers

Job reference: VOLREF1

Contract Type: Volunteer

Location: Head Office, Enham Alamein

Salary: Unpaid

Hours: Flexible

Closing Date: Tuesday 01st January 2019

Role overview

Enham Trust’s Employment and Skills Services require volunteers to support individuals with disabilities to be able to attend and complete various courses. Some of our clients have learning disabilities and will need 1-1 support for coursework, including help with reading and writing. Some clients may require group learning support to build confidence or help overcome anxieties. You will be playing an important role within their personal development, supporting people to become more independent whilst giving more options about ongoing employment, building confidence and social skills.

Main duties

  • Supporting 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 understand content within the 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
  • Provide basic IT support to clients where required
  • Work 1-1 with clients to help them achieve their goals

Ideal candidate

You will need to be:

  • Patient and understanding
  • Understand the need for confidentiality
  • Awareness of disability
  • Belief in our cause and the services that we provide

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