An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-motivated Caseworker to join our 3 ship programme within our Lifestyle and Works team specifically working on Supported Internships.
The 3 Ships are Mencap’s education based programmes for supporting people with a learning disability to move closer to the job market and gain employment. The 3 Ships are Supported Internships, Traineeships and Apprenticeships.
At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!
The Caseworker role is central to the delivery of these programmes; supporting a caseload of learners, and giving end to end individualised support. As such the Caseworker – 3 Ships role will need to be able to work collaboratively with Tutors to support individuals to complete all elements of the programme in line with requirements.
The successful candidate will be accountable for learner progression in the workplace. You will deliver support in various ways; 1-1 job training, working with learners to develop employability skills and embed English and Maths in delivery. There will be elements of pastoral support,
This position is a full time position (37.5 hours per week) Monday – Friday.
Key skills and requirements (essential):
Experience of supporting people
Experience of delivering against targets
Knowledge of safe working practices
Knowledge of sector
A-C/9-4 English & Maths GCSE (or equivalent)
Good ICT skills
Effective record keeping and reporting
All candidates offered an interview for this role will need to provide evidence of their GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at interview stage or prior to interview stage. Please have your certificates ready to be emailed across if you are contacted for an interview.
(Please see the Job Description and Personal Specification for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required for this role).
This role will close on Monday 4th Jan 2021 and interviews will commence on Tues 19th Jan 2021 via Microsoft Teams.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website.
JOB ID 20683