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Learning Disability Coach

Scunthorpe

Salary 21,382 Closing date 11/12/2019

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Learning Disability Coach

Here at ongo, we believe everyone has the potential to be great. It’s what drives us to come to work and do our jobs every day.

Most people know us as a landlord providing homes to 10,000 people and their families. But homes aren’t our business, people are.

We now wish to appoint a Learning Disability Coach on a two year fixed term contract with a starting salary of £21,382 per annum rising to £24,170 after completion of a six month probationary period.

This is a new role within our Supported Housing Team.  The successful person will work with our tenants who display a learning disability behaviour and live in our specifically built properties, to maintain their tenancy and live independently.  You will be required to deliver a range of supportive interventions, based on individuals’ complex needs to help them to develop the necessary life skills and overcome the barriers that prevent progression towards learning and potential volunteering/employment. 

In addition, you will also be required to work towards and exceed targets relating to the agreed number of life skills, work placements, training and employment outcomes for people displaying a learning disability behaviour who do not live in one of these properties.  These clients may be living in an Ongo Homes general needs property, in the private sector, be a owner occupier or living with family/friends.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies. 

Closing date for applications – 11th December 2019

Interview dates – 19th December 2019

Any personal information you provide to us on this form will be treated in accordance with current UK data protection law and our data protection policies, procedures and privacy notices in place from time to time. For full details of how we will use your personal information and comply with current UK data protection law please see our privacy notice. A copy of our privacy notice is available at www.ongo.co.uk/privacyapplicants or on request. The information you provide in this application form will be entered into a manual filing system and onto a computerised recruitment system. The data will be used to assess your suitability to join Ongo.

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Unspent convictions

We recognise the contribution that former or ex-offenders can make as employees and volunteers and welcome applications from them. A person’s criminal record, in itself, will not debar that person from being appointed to this post. Suitable applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at, or make them a risk in, the role for which they are applying. All cases will be examined on an individual basis, taking the following into consideration: • Whether the conviction is relevant to the position applied for. • The seriousness of any offence revealed. • The age of the applicant at the time of the offence(s). • The length of time since the offence(s) occurred. • Whether the applicant has a pattern of offending behaviour. • The circumstances surrounding the offence(s), and the explanation(s) offered by the person concerned. • Whether the applicant's circumstances have changed since the offending behaviour. It is important that applicants understand that failure to disclose all ‘unspent’ convictions, could result in disciplinary proceedings or dismissal.

This post is not ‘exempt’ from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. We only ask applicants to disclose convictions which are not yet ‘spent’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


Monitoring of recruitment

Ongo is committed to providing equality of opportunity in its employment procedures and considers all applicants on the basis of their suitability for the post, irrespective of gender, age, responsibility for dependants, creed, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexuality or disability. Please complete this section of the form, which is voluntary, but will be used to monitor the effectiveness of the Equalities and Diversity Policy.
















































Any personal information you provide to us on this form will be treated in accordance with current UK data protection law and our data protection policies, procedures and privacy notices in place from time to time. For full details of how we will use your personal information and comply with current UK data protection law please see our privacy notice. A copy of our privacy notice is available at www.ongo.co.uk/privacyapplicants or on request. The information you provide in this application form will be entered into a manual filing system and onto a computerised recruitment system. The data will be used to assess your suitability to join Ongo.

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