Specialist Employment Coach ( Autism )
Sheffield based with travel to South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire
£ 21000 per year
Permanent and full time hours Monday to Friday
Did you know that only 16% of adults living with autism are in full time employment and that 1 in 3 autistic adults are experiencing severe mental health difficulties due to lack of support?
My client's mission is to change that and improve the employment opportunities for autistic adults by educating employers on their recruitment practices and by supporting autistic adults to gain and sustain employment.
There is a current vacancy for an employment coach /advisor to join the dedicated and passionate team based in Sheffield.
The ideal candidate must be able to drive as there is some travel around South and West Yorkshire but any business related mileage is paid at 45p per mile
The role will involve caseload management of adults with autism, engaging and coaching them on employability skills and supporting them into work
You will not only work with the individual but often with their families as well. Sometimes you will be in the office or the JCP and sometimes you will visit their homes.
You will be a confident self-starter who is able to work on their own initiative and as an ambassador for the service be professional at all times.
You will have a genuine interest in supporting neuro diverse candidates and have some experience of managing caseloads.
The role is outreach a lot of the time so you must be confident in traveling around the region and working on your own much of the time. Currently, there is the use of video chats where possible.
A full job description is available to anybody who is interested and a confidential chat
Please apply with your cv and a short precis of why you feel you are the person for this job