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Employment Coach -VI

Contract: Fixed-term until 31st March 2025
Closing date: Flexible  
Interview date: TBC

We are seeking an experienced and compassionate Employment Coach to provide personalized pre and post career guidance and job support to visually impaired clients. In this role, you will conduct outreach to identify potential participants, build rapport through one-on-one coaching, assess vocational interests and abilities, and create tailored action plans to set clients on a path to employment success.

Key duties include:

  • Assisting with CV and cover letter drafting
  • Interview preparation
  • Relationship building with local disability organizations to receive referrals and drive program registration
  • Maintaining detailed client records, track progress, and report metrics

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of working with people who have a Visual Impairment, in a 1-1 or group capacity
  • Knowledge of a range of Visual Impairment conditions
  • An understanding of the barriers faced by people with a Visual Impairment, such as Social barriers and barriers to technology especially in the labor market and how these can be overcome
  • We are looking for someone who is passionate about working with people with a Visual Impairment and motivated to action change and improve employment accessibility for our VI Service Users
  • Have or able to develop relationship with stakeholders/organisations
  • Employment experience – however this is not essential as training will be provided
  • Sound knowledge of Safeguarding and GDPR
  • Good level of English as recording case notes is essential in this role

What we offer We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace and we are committed to wellbeing, promoting hybrid working, offering generous annual leave entitlements, an Employee Assistance Program, Health Cash Plan, Occupational Sick Pay scheme, and flexible TOIL scheme. We invest generously in training and development programmes, providing sponsorship to pursue formal professional qualifications and the opportunity to learn and develop sign

Apply now

To apply for this role, you can email your CV to us with a supporting statement, apply online or complete our application form and email this to us. If you are Deaf, we welcome applications in BSL. Find out more here.