Work Placement Coordinator

Salary: £28,000

Location: Whizz-Kidz Head Office, Victoria

Hours per week:  37.5 hours per week.  

Contract Type:  2 year fixed term

Whizz-Kidz is a national charity working hard to transform the lives of young disabled people across the UK, supporting them to become confident and independent young adults.

With thanks to a number of funders, including the Big Lottery, we have new employability opportunities for young people ahead of us, and we’re looking for a Work Placement Coordinator to support young people into Work placements and training through our Employability hubs.

Based in our Head Office in London, you will cover the South of England and Wales with sourcing young people and companies to support our employment programme. You will have experience of working with young people, building partnerships with a range of employers, and managing projects.  

As well as focusing on employability, this role will support young wheelchair users to become more confident, engage in using public transport, and build independence and self esteem.  Personalised employability skills training and work placements will provide young people with vital skills and experience to help them as they transition into adulthood.

Work Placement Coordinator:

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Services Delivery Managers within the South of England and Wales regions with the coordination of Work Placements and Employability Skills Days. You will have experience of writing risk assessments for youth based activities and working with young people to identify an action plan to support future employment progress. 

For more information please visit www.whizz-kidz.org.uk/jobs

Please click here for the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply for this role please submit a copy of your C.V. (maximum 2 pages) together with a covering letter (maximum 2 pages) describing why you feel you are suitable for this role to jobs@whizz-kidz.org.uk by 17th January 2019, 12pm

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jo Fashan, Head of Services South & Employability on 07795109573 or e mail j.fashan@whizz-kidz.org.uk

No Recruitment Agencies Please.  Please note,  only candidates successful in obtaining an interview will be contacted.


Committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment. 

Whizz-Kidz is the working name of The Movement for Non-Mobile Children (Whizz-Kidz).  Registered charity No. 802872. Copany registered in England and Wales No. 2444520. Charity regisitered in Scotland No. SC042607