WorkAid is a key project within the Aldingbourne Trust providing a
range of opportunities to support people to progress towards paid
employment. WorkAid also provides a range of related services,
including signposting, support with job profiling, job searching, skills
matching, interviewing skills, interview support, work tasters, work
experience, job coaching and development of ‘soft’ skills.
WorkAid maybe working with individuals and groups, often as part of service
level agreements that may involve several different funders and commissioners,
each with specific eligibility criteria and requirements. Employment
Consultants work to support independence and progression into
employment, working closely with employers, other agencies and
services such as Social Services, schools and colleges, day centres,
Job Centre Plus, families etc. The service is predominantly based within
West Sussex, but we do liaise with employers and organisations outside
of the county.
See our video job description here: https://youtu.be/DWmWdktvAHc
The position is home-based but will involve county wide travel to offices,
temporary bases, community venues and workplaces.
The contractual hours for this post are 24 hours per week, based upon 6 hours
per day, 4 days per week. Working pattern will be agreed with the successful
candidate upon being offered the role.
The nature of the role may mean that hours will require flexible working to
accommodate the needs of the people we support.
We are a Disability Confident Committed employer; if you require any
reasonable adjustments to enable you to access any aspect of the
recruitment process, please let us know.
Access to Work maybe also be able to help if you require communication
support at the interview. For more information about Access to Work,
please visit: https://www.gov.uk/access-to-work