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Project Choice Coordinator

NHS TCS 2019: Band 5

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Project Choice Coordinator
NHS TCS 2019: Band 5
Fixed Term until 31/07/2020 (Secondment only for applicants from within the NHS)
37.5 hours per week
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University Hospital of North Tees
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
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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 Disability Confident Employer accreditation, 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.

Project Choice is a supported internship programme that aims to support young adults with learning difficulties, disabilities or autism to become employment ready.

You will work closely with the Area Manager in delivering the project outcomes and maintaining an employment transition rate for students at above 75%. You will play a key role in ensuring the programme meets the needs of the students, employers and regulatory bodies.

The coordinator’s main duties will include delivering bespoke training to mentors, coaching, supporting, monitoring and evaluating individual student’s progress, reinforcing employability skills by delivering sessions in a classroom setting, sourcing new employers to provide placements/employment transitions for students. Maintaining weekly detailed individual records for each student that meet inspection requirements, is also a large part of this role.

You will be a confident communicator with excellent influencing skills, you will be also be highly organised and be extremely efficient in using MS Office packages (to be tested during the assessment process). You will be educated to degree level or have recent extensive experience of working on a similar programme.

You will also hold a teaching qualification or have recent extensive experience in supporting the education of students with SEN. A passion for supporting students with SEN to meet their full potential is essential for this role.

Please note: Applicants from within the NHS will be offered the role on a secondment basis only, agreement should be obtained from their employer prior to submitting the application.

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