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NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
FTC 31 July 2018
with a minimum of 12 hours across the academic year until July 2018
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Midlands and East
Band 4
27/10/2017 23:59


All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

Health Education England - Job Coaches
Salary: Band 4 (£19,409 - £22,683 pro rata)
Locations: Opportunities include the following areas: York ,North Yorkshire, Newcastle, Gateshead, Durham, Darlington, Stockton, Redcar, Cleveland, Sunderland, South Shields, North Tyneside.

Health Education England exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place

Health Education England is looking to recruit up to 20 job coaches as part of its Supported Internship Programme. As part of the programme, job coaches will be joining a very innovative team who are providing supported internships in health organisations to 16-24 year olds with learning, or physical disabilities and/or people with Autism.

Working on an annual hours contract (with a minimum of 12 hours across the academic year until July 2018) you will manage the day to day delivery of 121 support for an intern with autism learning disability difficulty or disability, ensuring they learn the skills they need to become independent at work

You will ideally have experience of supporting people with learning difficulties or autism in the workplace but this is not essential as training will be provided, You will have excellent communication and networking skills, and be a good planner and organiser with the ability to use Microsoft Office if required. All successful candidates will be flexible and will need to travel to a number of intern workplaces if required.

This post involves working closely with young people and vulnerable adults therefore appointment will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Barred List checks.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

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