Job Coach – Melton Mowbray Project Lead

Start Date: October 2023

Contract: 37 hours per week 52 weeks per year

Salary: £27,588 (£14.30 per hour)

Job Expires: 9am Friday 22nd September 2023

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed Job Coach – Melton Mowbray Project Lead.

We are at the start of an exciting project with two large employers in the Melton Mowbray area. The project is for 1 year initially but with an opportunity to extend if successful. We are looking for someone who can multitask, solve problems, build relationships and secure positive outcomes for students on this flagship programme. You will have a profound impact on the lives of young people with learning disabilities and the host businesses who are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. You will have access to free professional development created by DFN Project Search.

You’ll contribute to the delivery of the organisational mission through the design, delivery and assessment of a Supported Internship programme which enables an educational experience, prepares students for adulthood and is in accordance with our organisational values.

This role is based in a remote location in Melton Mowbray so a driving licence and access to a vehicle are a requirement. The role is onsite 5 days a week, but we would consider term time plus 2 weeks working pattern. There would be an expectation to attend the college main site for meetings/staff development

You should hold a relevant Level 3 qualification and Level 2 in English and Maths, however training opportunities can be offered for the right candidate.  Experience of working within various employment sectors or with young adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is experience of supporting/training others in the workplace. We would love to hear from you if you feel that you have the qualities that we require in this role.

Informal discussions about the role are welcomed, please e-mail our HR team in the first instance.

About Us

Homefield College is an independent specialist college and a charity that offers education, care and support to people with learning and communication difficulties.

We have several sites in Leicestershire along with a provision in Nuneaton.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders and a commitment to the professional development of staff.
  • Access to CPD to help you grow and develop in your role.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension & paid holiday (pro-rata to 22 days per year plus bank holidays and one additional discretionary day).

To apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application forms, and e-mail them to  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the Homefield Application Form for your application to be considered.

Homefield College promotes equality and diversity and are a Disability Confident committed employer. All our employees are recruited on their merits, abilities, and suitability for the role, complying with all relevant legislation, recommendations and guidance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to child protection screening, including checks with past employers, online and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note – Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than stated should we source a suitable candidate before the closing date.  

We look forward to hearing from you.