N1, London (On-site)
The Angel, Greater London
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
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About ThinkForward

ThinkForward delivers unique, personalised coaching programmes for young people at a key stage in their lives, enabling them to overcome the challenges they face and make a successful transition into work. Every young person takes part in workplace activities to develop their life goals and readiness for work. We raise the voices of our young people and support employers to provide fair access to opportunities.

The DFN-MoveForward programme is supported by the DFN Foundation. It operates in schools and colleges in London, Kent and the West Midlands with young people who have mild to moderate learning disabilities with the aim of supporting them into sustainable paid employment.

Coaches provide long-term support to prepare young people for sustainable paid employment. Young people take part in insight visits, work placements and business mentoring to build their experience and develop skills and capabilities. We also work closely with parents to engage them in the opportunities and benefits of the programme.

Purpose of the Role

To support x45 14-24 year-olds with moderate cognitive and/or communication learning difficulties across the region, to gain the skills and experiences necessary to transition to paid employment, and ensuring the quality and impact of the programme is delivered

Interested candidates should read the job pack located at https://pdfhost.io/v/tC6bphWGK_DNFMoveForward_Progression_Coach_Job_Pack_December_2021 and apply with your CV and a cover letter to via this website. Your cover letter should outline your suitability for the role as described in the person specification.

More about ThinkForward

ThinkForward provides long-term coaching that gets young people ready for the world of work. We develop the skills that young people need, help... Read more

Posted on: 21 January 2022
Closed date: 20 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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