Job Title: Enterprise Assistant - Fixed Term - 9 months available from end of July 2019
Hours: 35 hours per week -9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Salary: £8.321 per hour
Location: Aylesford, Maidstone - ME20
Are you passionate about providing high standards of care and support? If you share our passion to improve the lives of disabled people, we would love to hear from you!
Who are we?
Choice Support is a national charity supporting people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health needs. We put people at the centre of everything we do, so that they get support that truly meets their needs.
We value people for who they are, and we expect everyone we support to be respected in society. Nobody should be held back from achieving their dreams because of their disability. We believe that with the right support everyone can live the life they choose.
What does the role look like?
The role of an Enterprise Assistant will be to support individuals, predominantly with learning disabilities, mental health and other associated impairments, gain, and sustain, suitable employment.
Your role will include:
- Working closely with the individuals within your given caseload to gain an understanding of their employment aspirations.
- To form good relationships with a range of local employers, health care professionals and training agencies to ensure there are a range of opportunities given to the individual to assist them on their employment pathway.
- Responsibility of attending relevant meetings, events and supervisions as and when required.
Do I need experience?
We will require you to have a good understanding of the current job market, and resources available to assist the people we support in their job search.
An understanding of the needs of the people we support and what challenges they may face when seeking paid employment, and more importantly, how to overcome these, would also be of benefit.
If you’re ready to make life more interesting then we would love for you to apply online today or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Choice Support is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.