A supported internship is a study programme specifically aimed at young people aged 16 to 24 who have with learning difficulties and/or disabilities who want to move into employment but extra support to do so. The primary role of the Learner Coach will be to deliver an innovative person centred employment programme that will help interns gain practical skills to help them to secure paid employment.
Due to the nature of the business you will be required to have a flexible and adaptable approach. The role will require a blended delivery approach to support interns, including face to face in our Cheshire centres, remote delivery and in the host employer's workplace.
We will provide you with all the equipment you need and we have great support teams on hand to enable you to work remotely.
This post is offered on a permanent basis, working 37 hours per week. Due to the nature of this post you must be willing to travel.
For more details on the key responsibilities please review the job description attached on our company website.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
Experience of mentoring & coaching, particularly in relation to learners with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Experience of supporting learning in a workplace or associated work-related activityDesirable
Experience of working with young people with learning difficulties and disabilities in an educational setting.
An understanding of Training in Systematic Instruction (TSI) - a specific approach is a to teaching vocational skills
Experience of person centre planning
Experience of working with Interns
SEN qualification / Coaching / Assessor / Teaching Qualifications
Maths and English at level 2 or willing to work towardsBenefits:
Fully flexible working pattern- responsibility for planning your own diary
Blended delivery model which includes working from home, centres and face to face on site visits
Generous annual leave entitlement
Development opportunities through our own in-house programmes and recognised qualificationsTotal People is one of the largest providers of apprenticeships and work-based learning in the northwest. For more information on what we do please visit us at our company website. If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding sector, please click on the 'Apply online' button below.
Total People is an equal opportunities employer. Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the job description.
The closing date for this job advert is 08/12/2021, however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response, so we recommend you apply at your earliest opportunity.
Total People is committed to the safeguarding, protection and wellbeing of young people and adults. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check