Your answers in sections B and C will be scored by the selection panel against the published essential and desirable criteria. Section A and D will be separated from the application and will not be seen by staff involved in the selection process.
You may attach up to 2 continuation sheets (A4) for section B. Please do not attach a Curriculum Vitae.
ACTION FOR EQUALITY: GUARANTEED INTERVIEW SCHEME
Journey aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment than another based on any of the protected characteristics in the Equality Act 2010. The Charity is committed to ensuring staff with disabilities and/or unpaid caring roles are supported in work through appropriate reasonable adjustments, support and signposting.
Registered with Disability Confident Journey Enterprises welcomes applications from candidates with disabilities and unpaid carers. We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for all applicants with disabilities who meet the essential criteria in the person specification. This form is provided in the application pack.
SAFEGUARDING ADULTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Journey Enterprises is responsible for safeguarding vulnerable adults and young people in its services. Candidates applying for roles requiring an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check are advised that any offer of employment will be subject to successful DBS and Fit and Proper Persons clearance.
If you have previously worked with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults we will require references from each of these roles whether voluntary or paid positions. This is in line with Care Quality Commission standards.
We can only shortlist people who have all of the essential criteria for the role. This is to ensure have people with the right skills, experience and knowledge.
English & mathematics: good pass
A good pass is a grade C of above at GCSE/O Level.
English and mathematics skills are particularly important for roles working with our Clients, many of whom have literacy and numeracy deficits and who rely on our Staff for training and support in these areas.
NVQ Health & Social Care & Equivalent Training
This is an essential requirement for Life Skills and Hub Manager roles.
Hub Managers must be qualified at Level 5 in Health & Social Care.
Life Skills Coaches require either an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or experience and qualification as an upper secondary teacher or career adviser:
We can accept applications for Life Skills Coach roles from qualified secondary teachers with at least 3 years post probationary SEN experience at upper secondary level (years 12/13).
We can accept applications for Life Skills Coach roles from qualified and experienced IAG practitioners who have supported young adults/adults with disabilities seeking training and employment.
We set out our minimum criteria for Administration roles including the software and systems experience you will need to work successfully at Journey.
If you have been employed by an agency (umbrella organisation), we need to know which employers you have been placed with, not the name of the agency.
This section is provided for you to match your skills, knowledge and experience to Journey.
Many applicants will have similar experience but this section helps us select candidates who may best suit the Journey philosophy, commitment to disability inclusion and our current services.