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Position: Head of Supported Employment
Location: Open to flexible working options, with an expectation to base some days at the central office in Epsom, Surrey. 
Salary & Details: £50,000 per annum, permanent
Company: SeeAbility, charity, learning disabilities, autism, supported employment.

In 2020, SeeAbility launched its first supported employment programme with the aim of supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss to secure and retain work that matches their talents and meets their career ambitions.

Today, as our communities begin to open again in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has never been a more important time to ensure that people with disabilities have the same opportunity as everyone else to secure jobs and build careers, especially as the nature of work and workplaces evolves.

We’re now looking for a Head of Supported Employment who will embrace this changing landscape and thrive in a complex role to lead and grow our ambitious programme.  

Scope of the Job

  • To lead and grow our supported employment programme for SeeAbility based on the National Occupational Standards for supported employment and the British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) guidelines
  • To lead a team of Supported Employment Coaches who are trained in the National Occupational Standards for supported employment
  • To develop a portfolio of employers and to secure funding to ensure the sustainability of the programme

If you share our values, believe passionately that paid work is positive and possible for everyone and have a successful track record of delivering and securing funding for supported employment programmes – we’d love to hear from you!

In return: We offer a range of benefits including flexible working options, season ticket loan, company pension, life assurance schemes and discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants and activities.

For the full list of our extraordinary benefits please visit our website.

Closing date: 27th April 2021. 

Interested? Please click apply now.

Our Benefits

What are the Benefits?

  • Discounts platform ‘The Hive’ for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service, Employee of the Month and Annual Staff Awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing
  • Paid enhanced DBS
  • E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas
  • Regular one to one supervision
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme – £600
  • 25 days annual leave increasing with length of service, plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Life assurance