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Transition Facilitator (0-25 Preparing for Adulthood team) - Maternity cover

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full Time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
12/07/2020 23:59
£22,462 - £24,799
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care/Education/Health
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
The Kingswood Centre
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
12 Jul

Further information

Transition Facilitator (0-25 Preparing for Adulthood team) - Maternity cover

Salary Band: £22,462 - £24,799 - per annum
Location: The Kingswood Centre
Working Pattern: Temporary 12 months contract / Full time

How you’ll make a difference

As a member of the Preparing for Adulthood team (formally known as the Transition Team) which sits within the 0-25 Disability Service, you will be working with young people with a disability i.e. a learning and/or physical disability from age 13 -25 who have had a Statement of Educational Needs, a current Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and or an allocated Social Worker in preparing the young person for adulthood.

What does a typical day look like?

Working in an outreach strength based model, your role is to promote the independence of Children and Young People with the aim of enabling them to reach their full potential both within their home and in the wider community.
You will facilitate and enable children/young people in partnership with their families/ carers, key organisations and providers both statutory and voluntary, to find solutions within the community to build resilience and support Local First.
Working across the 4 key Preparing for Adulthood pathways you will help young people through their transition to:

• Gain skills and prepare for further education, employment, training or volunteer work

• Help being part of the persons local community and building relationships

• Guidance and support in accessing and maintaining housing

• Guidance in staying safe, healthy and connection into health services where appropriate

You will work alongside other professional such as the SEND team, Colleges, Social care and health professionals.

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.

What we need from you:
Ideally, you will hold a vocational qualification e.g. NVQ 3 or equivalent.

You will have considerable experience of working in similar service areas, with customers who have complex needs.

Demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice; processes and procedures; support mechanisms and specialist equipment.

Have good communication and relationship building skills also good report writing skills.

You will be able to carry out risk assessments.

The team operates from the Kingswood Centre, but you will be expected to work within the community so a driving licence is essential.

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’re providing essential services across our internal network to ensure we can fully support our community.

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!

For further information please contact Yolande Henebery, Team Manager on 01454 866312 or email Yolande.henebery@southglos.gov.uk

Closing Date: 12th July 2020
Interview Date: 24th July 2020

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