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Project Choice Job Coach

NHS TCS 2018: Band 4

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Project Choice Job Coach
NHS TCS 2018: Band 4
Fixed term until 31 July 2019
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Stockton and Hartlepool
North Tees
£20,150 pro-rata
23/01/2019 23:59

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution. 

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.  

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently.  We are proud to showcase our accreditation and ongoing commitment to Disability Confident, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy’s pregnancy at work scheme.

Role: Project Choice Job Coach

Band: Band 4


Duration: Fixed term until 31 July 2019

Base: Stockton and/or Hartlepool. The post holder may also at times be required to work at various sites across the country 

Following approval from the Department of Education, HEE has been awarded funding to develop a NHS national Supported Internship programme for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD) as well as autism.

This very unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to support on the Supported Internship which has been identified as a key priority, and can bring significant value to the NHS by providing young people with LDD/ Autism with the training and work experience required for careers in the NHS and its associated sectors.

The Job Coach will play a key role in supporting interns with LLDD or Autism aged 16 to 24 years in work placements. The job coach will work with the project team to provide individually tailored support depending on the learners’ specific needs and will be expected to supported interns on placement whilst ensuring they learn the skills required for work. You will work as part of a team based with an NHS organisation.

Please note: Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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