Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £20,500 - £21,525 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date: Sunday 24 January 2021
Transition Worker – 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 Charity – 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
This position will be based in Norwich but will involve regular travel across various locations within Norfolk.
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 Norfolk 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.
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
Closing Date: 24th January 2021
Interview Dates: Interviews have been scheduled to take place on 1st and 2nd February 2021
Interviews: The first interview which will be a Safe Care/Warner style interview, will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. If successful after the first interview, candidates will then be expected to attend a formal interview, also virtually via Microsoft Teams. We anticipate that each interview should last around 60 minutes.
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.
For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the People Resources Team via the contact details found on our website.
Full details and application documents here
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