Health Pathways Officer (Autism and LLDD Employment Support)

  • Job Reference: 161060_GNE
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Groundwork
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  • Location: Tyne and Wear (Sunderland, South Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead)
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Circa £22,938 per annum
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Charity
  • Job Type: Contract, Fixed Term

Job Description

Groundwork are looking for a creative, enthusiastic individual to join our Moving On Tyne & Wear team as a Health Pathways Officer. 

About us

Groundwork aims to be the UK’s leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work.

Moving On Tyne & Wear (MOTW) is joint-funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund, and aims to support people with a range of complex needs across Tyne and Wear to move towards or into training and employment.

This project is led by Mental Health Concern (MHC) and supported by 8 partner organisations, including Groundwork NE & Cumbria.

About the role

The role will support participants with Autism or LLDD to address health barriers and move them towards training and employment. The Health Pathways officer will offer one-to-one support to help participants overcome their health barriers, working in partnership with other providers to tailor packages of support suited to individual’s needs allowing them to better manage their conditions and move towards, or into, employment.  The ability to innovate and inspire participants to achieve positive outcomes and act as an advocate of the services presenting a professional image of Moving on Tyne & Wear at all times is essential.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About you

We are seeking someone with experience of working with vulnerable people in job-seeking and/or other community support settings. You will have worked in partnership to deliver project outputs and outcomes. You must have the experience and ability to innovate and inspire participants to achieve positive outcomes. Qualifications in information, advice and guidance, employment-related services, or similar, at Level 3 or above are essential.

Closing Date: Midnight on Thursday 30th June 2022

Hours: Full Time – 37 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term until 31.03.2023                    
Reporting to: Team Leader
Location: Tyne and Wear (Sunderland, South Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead)

To Apply and for more information:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website.

Make yourself at home:

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

No agencies please.