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Education and Employment Support Worker

Telford & Wrekin Council
Telford, Shropshire
£22,627 - £24,491
Closing date
21 Sep 2021

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Support Worker
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The Employment Advisory Support Team is part of Telford & Wrekin Council’s Job Box offer and provides a supported employment service for people with long term health conditions and significant barriers.  We support people with a range of diagnosis from Learning disability, Asperger's, Autism and Mental Ill Health.   

We provide a 1-2-1 service for customers to support them to achieve their individual education and employment goals regardless of how long that journey may take, we use a person centred approach.  We are members of the British Association of Supported Employment.

Advisors will manage a case load of approximately 20 – 25 customers whom they will meet in various locations across the borough.  Meetings will be based on reviewing and updating actions plans to support the customer to focus on progression towards their goal.  We work closely with local employers to develop relationships and source work placements/ job trials and paid employment for customers.  

For Further information and an informal discussion about the role please contact Rachel Horth East Team Leader 01952 382888

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Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
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01952 380000
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
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