London, Greater London
£24,000 - £27,500 per year dependent on experience
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Applicants sought for 3 Job Coaches to join our small but dynamic team in Central London. We especially seek applicants with Careers advice experience and qualification.


CareTrade is a forward thinking and innovative Charity. Our ambition is to transform the lives of school leavers and young adults with autism by creating innovative and inspirational work experience and apprenticeships to increase employment opportunities.


You will be based at our offices near Elephant & Castle and within Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Trust and The Whittington hospital in Archway as well as other London employers, supporting students on The Autism Project. The focus is to support and find work placements within the hospital and to build skills to assist the students to become work ready and as appropriate to find paid employment.


The Autism Project supports young people with autism (aged 18-25) with or without additional learning difficulties to become work ready, by learning in real work environments supported by the TAP team and Host Employers. Students spend up to 4 days a week in work placements and one day in class.


The role will include supporting students and their mentors in their work placements and in class and to assist with training for employers more widely.  As a small team there is cross over between projects and you may be required to assist students on other projects if necessary.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all adults who use our services and as such expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All our posts are therefore subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks.


Applications are sought from all suitably qualified sections of the community.


This is a permanent post subject to a 6-month probationary period. The starting salary is £ 24,000 - £ 27,500 per annum inclusive of Inner London weighting, plus pension contribution, dependent upon experience. The post is due to start by 2nd September 2019 but can be earlier.

Once you have completed the application form it should be returned to Judith Kerem at the above email address.  CVs will not be accepted 

All applications are to be submitted via email by 1pm on Thursday 11th July 2019. Interviews will be held in the week of 22nd July at CareTrade’s offices.



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Refreshed on: 28 June 2019
Closed date: 13 July 2019
Job ref: TAP/JC19
Tags: Training, Advocacy

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