Imagine Independence is a charity with a positive approach to mental health which works to promote opportunities for people to live a full and independent life. We are proud to have the support of up to 150 volunteers and over 200 staff members to help those who need us.

Job Title: Supported Internships Job Coach (Northwich/Cheshire) Ref: 18/35

Hours: Working 3 days per week. 6 hrs per day (18 hours per week)

Temporary contract from September 2018 to June 2019

Salary: Annualised Hours based on £18,024.00 Pro-rata.

Annualised hrs = monthly salary averaged out over academic year (Sept to June) remaining the same each month to include fade support where appropriate.


An exciting new opportunity has arisen for Imagine Independence to employ a Job Coach to work in the Cheshire/Northwich area. You will support a young person with Special Educational Needs or a Learning Difficulty/Disability accessing a Supported Internship Programme.

The support will take place in an employment setting with a young person who has been placed by Russett School, Northwich and will be tailor-made to meet their needs, while maintaining their dignity and self-respect.

You will work closely with the employer/employees to maintain the quality of the placement and where possible, the young person will progress into paid employment at the end of the programme.

Our benefits include a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme and career development opportunities.

For further details and to download an application form and job description, please visit our website:

Completed application forms are to be returned to Emma Windle either by email to or post to 25 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ.

This is an ongoing vacancy and does not have a closing date.

Please note that we shortlist from received application forms only, we do not accept CVs.

These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory DBS check.


The first round of interviews are currently scheduled to take place on 12th September 2018, however, this date is subject to potential change.

Imagine Independence aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.


Friday, 30 November, 2018 - 23:59