Job Coach

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract: 1 Year Fixed Term, Term Time

Salary: £19,704.89 per annum (37 hours per week / 38 weeks per annum) £23,749.57 (FTE) 

Job Expires: 9am Friday 14th June 2024

Interview Date: w/c 17th June 2024

Your Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Supported Internship Team. We require a job coach to work in Melton Mowbray initially though travel to other Homefield sites will also be required. This role suits someone who can work autonomously and who gets satisfaction from seeing students progress on to paid employment. If you are looking for a varied role and have good problem solving skills, this is the role for you. 

As a Job Coach you will join our small and friendly Supported Internship team, working closely with both students and employers to ensure placements are appropriate and students have the necessary training and resources to be able to perform the role independently. You may also support teaching and learning sessions to help students achieve their maximum potential.

You should hold a relevant Level 3 qualification and Level 2 in English and Maths and Autism. Experience of working within various employment sectors or with young adults with learning disabilities is desirable, as is experience of supporting/training others in the workplace.

Enthusiasm and a willingness to adapt are considered essential skills. 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.
  • Part-time – 37 hours per week – 38 weeks per year.
  • Job share and term time only contract would be considered.
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension.

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.