Lead Job Coach, Surrey

£21,000 - £27,000 per annum

Posted 5 days ago | ref: 183114

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We are working with a fantastic college in the Surrey area who are looking for a full time permanent Lead Job Coach for an immediate start. Offering an annual salary of between £21,000 – £27,000 per annum, this college is looking to interview as soon as possible.


Role responsibilities

  • The role of the Lead SEND Job Coach is to manage the supported internship programme and the job coaches working on this programme.
  • You will also act as an ambassador for young people with SEND in the economic community and promote their abilities and potential positive contribution to the working population.
  • To liaise with key employers and identify potential work for young people with special needs, matching to young people’s skills and potential. To liaise with the curriculum teams to provide pre training, on the job training and support for young people and employers, liaising with tutors as appropriate.
  • To progress young people to sustainable employment.
  • Identify employers and help them to “carve” suitable roles for young people with SEND, and to manage and support them within the workplace
  • Work with learners both in the workplace and at College to develop their employability skills (including Functional English and Maths
  • Be available to deal with any issues or concerns that arise including those relating to safeguarding, health & safety and relationships with others 

The person & qualifications

  •  Significant experience of working with young people with SEND in a teaching or training environment.
  • Experience of managing a team of staff
  • Developing and presenting reports
  • Experience of building positive networks and relationships with others
  • Experience of delivering project outcomes  Experience of communicating effectively at all levels
  • Experience of running a success educational programme  English and Maths at least at Level 2
  • A relevant qualification (e.g. Business, Customer Service or Learning Support) at Level 3 Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead a team of job coaches effectively
  • Able to work in a variety of settings and deliver in-work support
  • Able to effectively plan and prioritise work to achieve goals and to adapt to a changing work portfolio
  • IT skills to support analysis and reporting
  • Focus on delivery; organisational awareness, customer/student focus
  • Forward thinking, self-motivation, adaptability, flexibility and accountability
  • Good English and Maths skills 


About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.


The legal bit

Protocol promotes equal rights and is an employment business under The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Work is undertaken on a self-employed basis under contract with Protocol. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all Protocol assignments. All positions advertised by Protocol comply with the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.

As a result of the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we might not be able to respond to every candidate with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.