Disability Advice Service Lambeth seek Job Coach

Closing Date: 14 August 2019

Disability Advice Service Lambeth

Location: London

Remuneration: Salary: £24,500 per annum pro-rata | 30 hours per week, term-time only

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Are you passionate about supporting young Disabled people to find employment in the creative industries?

Disability Advice Service Lambeth (dasl) is Lambeth’s leading pan-impairment Disabled People’s Organisation.

We are seeking to appoint two Job Coaches to work on the ‘Supported Pathways into the Creative Industries’ project. This is a partnership with Inclusion London, Lewisham College, the National Theatre, the Royal Opera House and other arts and cultural partners. The project will involve providing employability skills training and work placements to young Disabled people (18-24 years old), most of whom have learning difficulties, to learn marketable and transferable skills needed in the creative industries.

Your duties will include:
• Providing coaching, support and guidance to young Disabled people within their work placements
• Implementing agreed training plans
• Working closely with the host employers to ensure their confidence in developing workplace skills

You will have:
• Lived experience of disability
• High expectations for the employment potential of Young Disabled People
• A commitment to the social model of disability

To download the recruitment pack and application form, please visit dasl’s website at: www.disabilitylambeth.org.uk/jobs/job-coach/

For an application pack or to find out more about this job please contact:

Abs Tripp
Telephone: 020 7501 8976
Email: abs.tripp@disabilitylambeth.org.uk

Closing date: 14th August (9am)
Interviews: w/c 19th August

dasl is an Equal Opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and particularly from Disabled people. Our office at “we are 336”, 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA is fully accessible.

dasl provides a wide range of services to Disabled people in Lambeth, including advice, information, professional advocacy, Direct Payments support, social and sports activities and peer support services.