Location: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Salary: £20,500 - £21,525
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
(we would also welcome job share arrangements)
Closing Date: Sunday 07 February 2021
Supporting Young People Leaving Care
In this busy role, no two days will be the same as you support Young People to live independently in the community.
As a Transition Worker for Break – Staying Connected Service, you’ll work with numerous agencies to help make a difference to the lives of young care leavers in the community. Working both within the Young Persons home and in a variety of other settings, you’ll develop personal, flexible and realistic support packages based on people’s individual circumstances.
Ultimately, this role is all about helping young people to realise their full potential, so you’ll develop strength-based plans, complete risk assessments and identify opportunities for them to get involved in their communities.
That means you’ll also build relationships with the Young People. Delivering support to all young people to make a positive transition into adulthood, improve young people’s chances to progress successfully through education to employment, helping them to acquire the skills to live independently, whilst supporting them to make positive, informed choices about their lives
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, creative and motivated with a professional, caring and calm approach. You will need to be able to demonstrate commitment, flexibility and imagination. You will also need to be creative in problem solving and be able to work well using your own initiative and within a team.
If you are interested in enriching the lives of the people we support, especially those who are living within the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area, please take a look at the Essential Job Information and apply.
We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and supportive employer and recognise that working with young people, although incredibly rewarding, is not without its challenges. Therefore, we want you to feel appreciated for the life changing work you are doing.
You will receive comprehensive training, company pension scheme, have excellent career progression opportunities, and be working in a warm and welcoming work environment – amongst many other things.
Location: This position will involve regular travel across various locations within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The logistics of this will be fully discussed at interview however please do contact us prior to this for further information if needed.
Salary: The current salary scale for this post is £20,500 - £21,525 per annum, depending on qualifications.
(The maximum job rate potential is £22,550 which is performance related).
At appointment: The actual salary will be £20,500.
Hours: 38 hours per week (we would also welcome job share arrangements)
Closing Date: 07/02/21
Interviews: The first interview which will be a Safe Care/ Warner style interview, which will be held on 16/02/21. If successful after the first interview, candidates will then be expected to attend a second formal interview has been scheduled to take place on 17/02/21. We anticipate that each interview should last around 60 minutes and we aim to leave a minimum of a 30 minute break in between each interview.
Please note, all invites to interview will be sent via email. Please regularly check your emails, including any spam folders, for further communication from us. Failure to attend an interview may result in your application being withdrawn
To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKBA guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.
We are committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.
Full details and application documents here
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