Stepping Into Work - Work Placement Co-ordinator

Location
Telford, Shropshire
Salary
£19,312 - £19,698 per annum
Posted
22 Jun 2021
Closes
05 Jul 2021
Ref
TWC000004924
Contract Type
Contract

“Be aspirational and think beyond the obvious to enable people to reach their full potential”

Are you passionate about breaking down barriers to support people to live a more independent and fulfilling life?

We are currently looking for highly motivated people to join our team to work with vulnerable adults to help them secure employment opportunities, through developing their skills and confidence, and then securing and supporting them in an employment setting. Whether you are looking for a rewarding role enabling vulnerable people to reach their full potential, a flexible working pattern to fit around you, or an opportunity to gain skills and experience in the health and social care sector, becoming a Work Placement Co-ordinator could be the perfect position for you.

You will be able to demonstrate being proactive in your approach to care and a willingness to adapt and change as we develop with new innovations and challenges within the care sector.

Whilst previous experience is preferred, this is not essential as we’re looking for people with the right values to join our team.

What you will receive from us

  • Working in a COVID safe environment
  • Flexible Hours – To suit your needs, there are opportunities for full or part time employment
  • Generous rates of pay
  • Expert training, that you will be paid to do and opportunities to develop your skills. You will also receive a certificate for the training you complete.
  • A full induction, excellent support and ongoing supervision
  • The opportunity to progress within our team
  • Free DBS
  • Refer A Friend Scheme - £150 for every friend you successfully refer to us
  • The opportunity to join a team that is fully committed to support people to live a more independent and fulfilling life.
  • Annual pay increments within your grade
  • Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, one of the largest public sector pension schemes in the UK
  • 23 days annual leave rising to 31 days with service and 8 bank holidays, plus an additional concessionary day
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme, maternity/adoption leave pay and maternity support leave,
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including childcare vouchers, car lease scheme, health care schemes and safe and secure savings accounts
  • Access to local benefits and discounts on products and services, these include discounts on national attractions such a theme parks and discounted travel.
  • A truly rewarding career

About us

My Options - Activity Wellbeing and Care Services is part of Telford & Wrekin Council and provides a wide range of person-centred support to over 350 people to vulnerable people of all ages and abilities.

We currently provide a wide range of services including; Young People’s Services, Community Activity and Wellbeing services, Residential options, Community support for those people living in their own or shared accommodation. Our services also include a very successful Shared Lives Scheme and The Skills and Enterprise hub, where people can develop their skills and confidence as part of their stepping stone to work.

If you want to join us at this exciting time then please complete the attached online application form as CVs will not be accepted. We are committed to equality and diversity.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact:  My Options, Activity Wellbeing and Care services on 01952 381317 or email myoptions@telford.gov.uk

To find out more about the My Options services please take a look at our website:  www.myoptionstelford.co.uk

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Supporting documents
My Options SIW Work Placement Co-ordinator Advert June 2021.pdf