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Learning Coach HCC53737

Job Details:

Salary Range: £21,403 - £24,055 per annum
Work Location:  Hampshire Specialist and Secure Settings (Leigh House) Please note that this is a county-wide role and you may be required to work from other locations. 
Hours per week: 37 Flexible working options considered in accordance with the needs of the business.  
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 7 February 2021
Interview Date: w/c 8 February 2021
Contact details for an informal discussion: Andrew Reddy, Education Manager of Leigh House (Hampshire Achieves) on 07565 205000 or Andrew.Reddy@hants.gov.uk


Hampshire Achieves

Hampshire Achieves is the name given to our single curriculum area within the Skills & Participation Service. Skills & Participation is part of our Ofsted Grade 1 Children’s Services at Hampshire County Council. We provide a range of directly delivered and sub-contracted learning programmes, including Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Supported Internships and Adult & Community Learning programmes, at different venues across the county. 


Our Service also includes the delivery of a full education and enrichment programme to young people in specialist and secure settings, these are: Place to Learn, Bluebird House, Austen House, Swanwick Lodge and Leigh House.  


We are looking to appoint a Learning Coach to support our learners at: Leigh House Hospital Education Unit. This is an exciting opportunity to join our specialist team and to have a major impact on the lives of some of most vulnerable and ill young people in Hampshire. 


Leigh House Hospital is a tier 4 acute adolescent psychiatric service providing inpatient treatment for young people between the ages of 12 to 18 years. The unit providing a comprehensive treatment programme for young people experiencing acute mental illness, such as depression and psychotic disorders. There is also particular expertise in the management of young people suffering from anorexia nervosa. The principle aim of Leigh House is to improve the Young Person’s level of functioning to the point where they are able to live in the community, with the support of their families and local services.

We have our own specialist Education Units at Leigh House as well as a dedicated team of Tutors and Learning Coaches who work closely with Health professionals to ensure the young people have continuity and success in their education.


For more information about this role, please click here to view the Job Details and Personal Specification.


Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a criminal records check. Please note in line with safer recruitment for Children's Services, references will be requested prior to interview.


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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