WAM Project Worker
Applications are invited for the post of a Project Worker to work with Willing, Able and Mentoring project of AHEAD supporting graduates with disabilities into work placements.
The Association of Higher Education Access and Disability
AHEAD is a national centre of expertise on disability in education and employment. Established in 1988 by students with disabilities, it encourages students with disabilities to go to higher education and provides them, their parents and careers advisors with information to make informed career choices.
AHEAD works to improve the mobility of graduates into employment and the Willing Able and Mentoring Programme works with employers to create internships for graduates with disabilities.
Our office is based in Blackrock, Dublin. Visit www.ahead.ie for more information on AHEAD.
WAM, Willing, Able and Mentoring, Programme
The WAM Programme works with the higher education sector and employers to change attitudes towards graduates with disabilities and to create conditions that build disability confidence it the workplace.
This is done through encouraging employers to create internships for graduates with disabilities and facilitating the placement of those graduates.
Job Purpose :
To work with and support employers in the recruitment for WAM placements, to build systems to manage disability in the workplace and to assess the support and accommodation needs of graduates with disabilities starting on internship programmes.
Core Job Requirements :
Requirements of AHEAD Staff :
Personal Skills / Abilities Required :
Necessary Qualifications :
A recognised third level qualification in a broad area of Education, Social Work, Social Care, or another related discipline is desirable.
Salary scale starts at €24,000.
How to Apply?
Please email a CV and cover letter outlining your interest in the position to ahead ahead.ie by close of business Monday 11th June 2018.