Contact us: opportunitylambeth@lambeth.gov.uk
Phone Number: 020 7926 0500
Twitter: @opplambeth

Vacancy overview

Return to homepage
Vacancy Employment Caseworker
Vacancy type Job
Reference number Emp1762
Form of employment Full Time
Salary / Rate £24,000.00
Hours 37.50
Published 30/07/2020
Closing date 07/08/2020

Description

Not specified

Duties

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.

Our work includes;

Providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose

Providing advice through our help lines and web sites

Campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want

Job Advert

An exciting opportunity has arisen for passionate and self-motivated individuals to join our 3 Ships programmes within the Lifestyle and Work team.

The 3 Ships are Mencap’s education based programmes, that support people with a learning disability to move closer to the job market and gain employment. The 3 Ships programmes are Supported Internships, Traineeships and Apprenticeships.

We currently have the following positions available:

- Caseworker (Supported Internships) – 37.5 hours – based in Islington

- Caseworker (Supported Internships) – 37.5 hours – based in Barnet

The roles may be considered as a job share opportunity.

The Caseworker role is central to the delivery of our supported internship programmes. You will be responsible for supporting a caseload of learners by providing end to end, individualised support. You will work closely with Tutors to ensure that learners complete all elements of the programme and progress towards their individual learning outcomes.

You will have a person-centred approach, strong organisation skills and the ability to engage with employers to negotiate good quality work experience placements. You will provide one-to-one job coaching in the workplace to support learners to develop the employability skills which will lead them to the outcome of a paid job.

Essential criteria

Experience of supporting people

Experience of delivering against targets

Knowledge of safe working practices

Knowledge of sector

A-C/9-4 GCSE English and maths (or equivalent)

Good ICT skills

Effective communicator

Effective record keeping and reporting

How to apply

To apply, please click on the link below and complete online application form.

https://jobs.mencap.org.uk/vacancies/18900/employment-caseworker.html

(Please see the Job Description and Personal Specification for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required for this role).

The London roles do not require applicants to drive or hold a driver’s licence.

If you have the relevant skills we are looking for and this opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you, please apply with your up to date CV.

If you require any further information about the role, please contact Lianne in the recruitment team on 01733 246699.

If you would like some help with applying for this opportunity, click here to register for Opportunity Lambeth Services and one of the team will be in touch.


Documents

No documents available

    Interested in this vacancy?

    You can apply for it online by click the apply button below.