Aberdeenshire
Employability
£26,785 per annum
17 Mar 2021
Driver
Full-time

About The Role

 
Employment Coordinator
 
Aberdeen
 

Your role as an ENABLE Works Employment Coordinator is to support people who have learning disabilities to make progress towards and achieve employment.

You will work closely with a group of people who have learning disabilities each year, profiling their skills and jointly planning activity that will enable them to achieve their work goals and become independent, active members of their community.

Working on our Stepping Up schools programme across Aberdeen, you will be responsible for developing positive relationships with the programme participants, their circles of support, our local school partners and other professional support services.

You will work closely with local schools and strategic partners, including employers, funders and other stakeholders, developing professional relationships that will offer a diverse range of experiences and opportunities.

Working with individuals on a one to one basis, and also in groups, you will support them to explore opportunities that will allow them to become independent, active members of their community and have a successful transition out of school on to a positive destination.

You will be given a work plan to achieve in order that programme participants are receiving a quality service and we are achieving the expectations of funders and stakeholders.

Our team work to performance targets each year, to ensure that the programme participants are receiving a quality service and we are achieving targets set out by our funders.

You will be an important member of the wider ENABLE Works team, supporting departmental objectives through delivery of support but also through positive collaboration and innovation within your team to support our strategic, societal goals.

A full UK drivers licence and access to a car for work purposes is essential for this role
 
Please see the full job specification attached for more information.
 
 
*Note this is a re-advertisement.  Previous applicants need not apply.

About You


Full clean driving license is essential

 
You will have working knowledge of the Aberdeen region and key employability stakeholders and sectors

 
 

 

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria

Qualifications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
  • PDA in Supported Employment

Knowledge and Understanding

     

  • A commitment to support people with learning disabilities to get the jobs they want
  • Knowledge of the local area and it’s community assets

 

  • Knowledge of other employability and supported employment programmes

  • Understanding of employability services and methodologies

  • Knowledge of skills and employment services for disabled people

  • Understanding of relevant policy and legislation
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    Skills/abilities

       

    • Ability to partner and negotiate with stakeholders
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    • Professional presentation and personality
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    • Self-management skills and the ability to meet duties effectively
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    • IT literacy
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    • Proactive and collaborative approach to team work
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    • Commitment to personal and professional development
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    • Full clean driving license and access to a car

     

     
    • Ability to profile skills and aspirations of people with learning disabilities
    • Ability to innovate and plan so people with learning disabilities can achieve goals

    Experience

       

    • Experience of achieving success through innovation
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    • Experience of working in a performance-focussed team
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    • Experience of delivering learning
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  • Experience of delivering other employability and supported employment programmes.

  • Experience of working with people who have multiple and/or complex barriers and supporting them into paid employment

  • Experience of meeting/exceeding demanding compliance requirements

  • About Us

    At ENABLE Scotland we believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities.

    Starting a career with ENABLE Scotland is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.

    ENABLE Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.

     
     

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