An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-motivated Programme Coordinator to join our Employ Me programme within our Lifestyle and Works team.
Employ Me is Mencap’s employment model for supporting people with a learning disability to move closer to the job market and gain employment.
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 successful candidate will lead and manage a team of Caseworkers and Job Coaches to support delivery of the Employ Me programme in Taunton, Somerset and Birmingham, West Midlands. They will ensure that all contracts within their portfolio are delivered to the agreed contract requirements including the achievement of outcomes and milestones and ensure they meet internal and external standards for quality and impact.
This position is home based (with travel required across Taunton, Somerset and Birmingham, West Midlands), full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday. This role is on a contract basis funded until end September 2022.
Key skills and requirements (essential):
- Experience of delivering to contract requirements
- Experience in practitioner area
- Managing and developing staff
- Leading and coaching staff
- Performance management
- Effective record keeping and reporting
- Financial management
- Working to targets
- Handling complexity
- Decision making
All candidates offered an interview for this role will need to provide evidence of their GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at interview stage.
(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 Sunday 25th April and interview will take place on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th May and interviews will commence shortly after closing via Microsoft Teams.
JOB ID 21234
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.