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.
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We are looking for an Employ Me Caseworker to work in the Southport area on our Employ Me Services. Our programme offers a wide range of benefits, helping people with learning disabilities:
You will work across the Southport area, directly supporting SEND learners, working collaboratively with, and generating referrals from, educational providers, Job Centre Plus and support agencies.
At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!
You will work with learners individually and in groups (online and face to face) to agree and develop plans and activities which will take them closer to paid employment.
You will need the ability to work on your own initiative. Good interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively with learners, employers, educational professionals and parents/carer is essential. The ability to maintain accurate and up to date records using IT based systems is also required.
This is a full time post (37.5 hours a week) funded to 31st August 2022.
All candidates offered an interview for this role will need to provide evidence of their GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at interview stage or prior to interview stage.
(Please see the ‘role profile’ for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required for this role and the full Job Description and Personal Specification)
If you have the relevant skills and experiences we are looking for and this opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you, please apply with an up to date CV.
This role will close on 2.3.21 and interview will commence shortly after the close date.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website. ID – 21030 Benefits
As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.
*T&C’s apply based on contract
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