Job title: Health Pathways Officer – Autism and LLDD Employment Support
Salary: Circa £21,500 per annum
Hours: Full Time – 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term
Reporting to: Team Leader
Location: Tyne and Wear (Sunderland, South Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead)
Groundwork aims to be the UK’s leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work.
Moving On Tyne & Wear (MOTW) is joint-funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund, and aims to support people with a range of complex needs across Tyne and Wear to move towards or into training and employment.
This project is led by Mental Health Concern (MHC) and supported by 8 partner organisations, including Groundwork NE & Cumbria.
About the role
We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic individual to join our Moving On Tyne & Wear team as a Health Pathways Officer.
The role will support participants with Autism or LLDD to address health barriers and move them towards training and employment. The Health Pathways officer will offer one-to-one support to help participants overcome their health barriers, working in partnership with other providers to tailor packages of support suited to individual’s needs allowing them to better manage their conditions and move towards, or into, employment. The ability to innovate and inspire participants to achieve positive outcomes and act as an advocate of the services presenting a professional image of Moving on Tyne & Wear at all times is essential.
Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We are seeking someone with experience of working with vulnerable people in job-seeking and/or other community support settings. You will have worked in partnership to deliver project outputs and outcomes. You must have the experience and ability to innovate and inspire participants to achieve positive outcomes. Qualifications in information, advice and guidance, employment-related services, or similar, at Level 3 or above are essential.
To find out more about the role and our organisation, take a look at our candidate pack, or for an informal discussion about this role please contact Jason Sheriff, Team Leader on 07812 992191.
Want to apply?
Great. All you need to do is complete the application form below.
All completed applications should be emailed to HR.NorthEast@groundwork.org.uk
Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 4th July 2021
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Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.