Case Officer

Location UK / Ballymena Area

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £15000 - 25000

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1439000

 Job Description

The Cedar Foundation deliver a range of services centred around the individual needs of each person and enabling people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities.


We support adults with disabilities who are keen to build employability skills and experience to be work ready, then moving into a paid job, college course or volunteering on leaving. Specialist physical disability, ASD and brain injury support is available and tailored to each individual and their needs. Inclusion Works is person-centred, encouraging and supporting individuals to design their own programmes around their needs and aspirations, building confidence and independence. Following initial assessments, participants will build an action plan, drawn from a menu of choices to address their personal barriers and agree solutions to meet their employability and inclusion goals.

Purpose of the Job: 

  • To hold a caseload of participants, acting as Case Officer and managing their action plan activities.
  • To deliver in-house specialist rehabilitation sessions and employability skills training. 
  • To source external training/employment/social inclusion activities that lead to sustainable outcomes.
  • To work in partnership with a range of referral sources throughout the Northern HSCT area

Hours:                                    37 hours per week. 
Contract:                               Permanent
Locations:                              The Cedar Foundation,1a Woodside Road Industrial Estate, Woodside Road, Ballymena BT42 4QJ
Salary:                                   3 point incremental scale starting at £22,462 per annum (pro rata)

Essential Criteria:
                               

RQF Level 6 qualification (e.g. Bachelor’s Degree)
AND
Minimum of 1 year’s paid experience in the direct provision of education, training or support 
OR
Minimum RQF level 4 qualification
AND
Minimum of 3 years’ paid experience as above
Proficiency in IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in the UK and Ireland and have access to a car on appointment.
This criterion will be waived in the case of a suitable applicant who has a disability which prohibits them from driving but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements in order to meet the requirements of the post in full.

Benefits

  • Starting on 20 days annual leave pro rata plus Cedar recognises 12 statutory days
  • Annual incremental pay increases on a 3-point salary scale
  • Cedar offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution.
  • Occupational sick Pay Scheme, increases with length of service
  • Platinum Investor in People Champion with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities.
  • Staff recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Cashback health scheme
  • Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers.
  • Access 24/7 Doctors Line

Apply online at

www.cedar-foundation.org

 

Closing Date: Sunday 22nd September 2019 23:59

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THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER