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Employment & Community Coach

Surrey, UK

Job Type

Full Time, Part Time, Flexi Time, Contract, Self Employed


At the Hub and out in the Community

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About the Role

To provide community-based mentoring to people 11 years old +. You will work with a caseload of clients for a limited time, which could be a term or two or longer.  Your support will be predominantly on a 1-1 basis and your support will be split between the Community (Surrey and borders) and our Hub in St Johns, Woking.

·       To find meaningful community-based opportunities

·       To identify person centered goals and aspirations

·       Liaise with parents, carers, SEND case officers, Care practitioners and other third-party professionals

·       Driving or travel training clients to activities, for example place of work, social groups or therapy sessions

·       Job Coaching clients in a variety work related opportunities

·       Visiting clients and family members in their own homes

·       Lone working, managing your own time and caseload

·       Attending reviews to provide feedback on support provided

·       To complete personal profiles, risk assessments and other documentation to always ensure client safety while in the community

·       Advocate for clients in work and community settings

·       Encourage clients who are anxious by working at their pace through action plans

·       Support clients to engage with activities/sessions/workshops at our Hub in Woking

·       To work flexibly within the business including covering for other staff sickness or holidays both in the community mentoring and at the hub

·       Keeping up to date records and paperwork

·       Keep up to date on mandatory training as well as other recommended training

• Must have a driving license and use of a car
• Minimum 5 GCSE or equivalent
• Laptop with Microsoft for record keeping and other admin tasks
• Ability to write professional reports and records
• This is currently a term time only contract, with the view for additional hours during the half term and holidays

• Will be provided, please see the list of mandatory training in the induction pack that EDGE requires you to undertake.

About the Company

E|D|G|E was born from the shared vision of Nicky Harding, Jennifer Brown, and Becky Mills, three colleagues with a combined 50 years in supported employment. Their diverse skills form a unique synergy, aimed at filling a noticeable void in specialised programs for young individuals (11+) with unique educational needs. Traditional settings don't fit everyone; E|D|G|E recognises this, emphasising community-inclusive programs centred on readiness for professional life.

Our ethos is simple: where conventional education falls short, we step in, advocating opportunities for all. We engage with local bodies and educational institutions to facilitate smooth transitions into life’s next phases. Additionally, our expertise extends to assisting adults with disabilities, whether they're entering the workforce or facing challenges in their current roles, by providing ongoing support and mediation.

Driven by the triumphs of those we assist, E|D|G|E is dedicated to ensuring no one is overlooked or underserved.

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