At SWRAC we support individuals to thrive through real-life and relevant education programmes. Our intention is to provide everyone with the skills, knowledge and experience to:

– Be independent and resilien
– Grow into education, employment or meaningful activity
– Live healthily and sustainabl
– Develop and maintain healthy relationships
– Grow socially and contribute positively to communities and local economies
– Be safe

Location: Dorcheste

We are looking for a Job Coach to help support our learners with their next step.

We are looking for a Job Coach to help support our learners with their next step.

Responsibilities and Duties
– Work with the learners in a classroom setting to establish rapport and support needs.
– Attend work placement interview with learner and support with preparation of interview.
– Engage with employer to establish learner work placement roles and responsibilities and identify support requirements.
– Carry out work placement Health and Safety check (HASP), if required.
– Support learner with travel training necessary for them to be able to travel between home and work placement.
– Support learner with purchase of appropriate work wear, if required.
– Plan pre work placement visits with learner to work placement/employer, if necessary.
– Encourage the learner to adopt a good standard of personal hygiene and presentation.
– Liaise with parents, carers and external agencies to form a good working relationship which will help to support the learner in placement.
– Become familiar with the learner’s Access To Work hours planner and support needs identified in the Access To Work application
– Check with the tutor whether parental/carer consents have been given for photographs/video etc, to be taken.

Desired Skills:
– Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure.
– High attention to detail and strong time keeping skills.
– Ability to follow the strict guidelines and procedures required.

Start date: ASAP
This position will involve travelling to work placement settings around Dorchester to support learners in their placements, so own transport would be required.

Salary: £12.12 per hour

Hours: Hours will vary due to demand

For more information, please email:

Closing date: 23rd June 2024

SWRAC are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.