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.
This position is a full time 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday) permanent contract working in the Birmingham area.
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.
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.
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!
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
(Please see the Job Description and Personal Specification for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required for this role).
All candidates offered an interview for this role will need to provide evidence of their A-C GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at interview stage.
This role will close on Weds 30th June and interviews will take place on Friday 9th July via Microsoft Teams.
JOB ID 21959
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.
Mencap is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.