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0-25 Transition Assistant

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full Time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
23/09/2020 23:59
£19,312 - £19,698
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Kingswood Centre
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Job details 

Closing date:
23 Sep

Further information

0-25 Transition Assistant

Salary: £19,312 - £19,698 per annum

Working Pattern: 12 month contract / Full time.

Location: The Kingswood Centre

How you’ll make a difference

As a transition assistant you will make a difference by enabling children and young people with special educational needs and, or disabilities to reach their full potential.

What will you be doing?

As a member of the Preparing for Adulthood Team within the 0-25 Disability Service you will work with children and young people with a learning or physical disability from age 13 -25 who have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) or an allocated worker from social care.

You’ll provide individual support to a child or young adult using a person centred approach and will contribute to the individual in being able to access services that are available in their local community.

You will support a child/young person with travel requirements or be involved in a school travel training project, ensuring the service of vehicles meet the required workplace protocols and vehicle checks which will include internal and external cleanliness.

You will be a good communicator in being able to work under the direction of the transitions facilitator who will plan the work and identify the outcomes. You will be completing and maintaining appropriate records on our case management system-Mosaic.

Occasionally you may need to support or assist in the administration of medication for a child/ young person or their personal care needs in accordance with the individual assessed need. You will undertake support work in accordance with Social Care National Occupational standards and NICE standards.

What we need from you:

You will have training and experience of working in a similar service area and demonstrate knowledge of professional care groups and external contacts.

You will hold a vocational qualification e.g.QCF / NVQ 2 or equivalent is desirable, you will be expected to acquire this if not already held.

You will be able to manage behaviour that challenges and show sensitivity and empathy in your work.

You will demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice along with experience of specialist equipment and an awareness of Manual Handling techniques.

You must hold a valid driving License

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

• We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.

• We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of

• We're working with the most vulnerable in our community to help them achieve what they want in life

• We're investing in our schools to ensure every child and young person in South Gloucestershire achieves their full potential.

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.

We’re making a difference, be part of it!

Closing Date – 23rd September 2020

Interview date – 8th October 2020

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