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Employability Officer

Clanrye Group Limited

£26,636 per annum pro rata
Provide a work placement support service to young people who require assistance whilst participating on the Skills for Life and Work, Training for Success and/or Apprenticeships NI Programme across NI, flexible contracts ranging from 8 hours to 35 hours

Summary of Position

  • Provide a work placement support service to young people who require assistance whilst participating on the Skills for Life and Work, Training for Success and/or Apprenticeships NI Programme.
  • Carry out administrative tasks required and as agreed with line manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare any materials required in advance of the support session and have all necessary resources to ensure optimum support is provided to the participants.
  • Adapt all training and support materials as required to make them user friendly and differentiated to support the participant.
  • Support the Training Provider by delivering the appropriate disability specialist learning support for the participant.
  • Carry out all required administrative duties including engagement notes and department required documentation on any ongoing basis.
  • Assist the DSS Co-ordinator with the monitoring and evidencing of progress against Performance Targets set.
  • Stimulate and promote effective, learner-centred independent learning strategies for the young person to enable them to participate and heighten their motivation and self-esteem.
  • Maintain a confidential and effective system for processing and maintaining all internal documentation.
  • Prepare any materials required in advance of the support session and have all necessary resources to ensure optimum support is provided to the participants.
  • Adapt all training and support materials as required to make them user friendly and differentiated to support the participant.
  • Support the Training Provider by delivering the appropriate disability specialist learning support for the participant.
  • Carry out all required administrative duties including engagement notes and department required documentation on any ongoing basis.
  • Assist the DSS Co-ordinator with the monitoring and evidencing of progress against Performance Targets set.
  • Stimulate and promote effective, learner-centred independent learning strategies for the young person to enable them to participate and heighten their motivation and self-esteem.
  • Maintain a confidential and effective system for processing and maintaining all internal documentation.

The key job duties listed above give a broad outline of the functions of the role.  However, these duties must be approached in a flexible manner.  The job holder will be expected to adapt to changing circumstances and undertake other duties as allocated by your Line Manager.  The outline of the job duties may change from time to time. 

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General Duties

  • Carry out job duties in compliance with Clanrye Group’s policies and procedures to include equal opportunities and health and safety legislation.
  • Adhere to existing work practices, procedures and undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.
  • Keep up to date with new resources in line with industry demand and currency ensuring participants are trained using the most up to date and current resources.
  • Act in compliance with all course examination, assessment and validation requirements.
  • Ensure quality of provision at all times.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Clanrye Group through the completion of all tasks allocated to you and by attending staff and development opportunities to ensure that professional competency is maintained.

Essential Criteria

  • Educated to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent to include Maths and English.
  • 1 year experience in a similar role supporting people with learning disabilities within a group environment and / or on 1-1 setting.
  • Effective 1:1 mentoring and motivational skills to encourage participants to undertake positive actions towards employment.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable – hours are flexible.
  • Ability to demonstrate administrative skills with good record keeping.
  • Proven experience and good knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of statutory services and relevant legislation especially child protection and safeguarding.
  • Understanding of the barriers faced by people with learning disabilities.
  • Full current driving license and access to a car.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of supporting people who require employability support.
  • Appropriate educational attainment to meet the needs of the learner.

Please Note:

Although our main offices are based in Slieve Gullion, your job will be based in your local area.  Closing Date: Ongoing

Closing Date

Friday / 30 December 2022 12:00pm
12:00pm

Contact Details

Ciara Grant or Ruth Murphy

Slieve Gullion Courtyard
89 Drumintee Road
Newry
BT35 8SW
United Kingdom

Files

DSS Employability Officer Job Description Nov 2022.docx DSS Recruitment Application Form November 2022_0.docx Employee Monitoring Form_0.doc

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