Transition Officer (12 month FTC)

Location: Somerset, England
Salary: £24k per year
Reference: 33811
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Transition Officer (12 month FTC)

Minehead, Somerset

£24,000.00

40 hours per week- 52 weeks

12 month FTC

The main purpose of the role:

As our Transition Officer, you will work alongside our Work Placement Job coach with supporting students into work placements and at work placements when necessary. You will support students and parents through transition into employment and supported living.

The Transition Officer role is truly rewarding, and you will play a vital role in ensuring our students are able to thrive and live independently once they leave full time education.

Key duties:

- Arrange suitable work experience placements for students in liaison with Education, care, and the Hotel.

- Take responsibility for driving students to work placements and keeping up to date with driver checks as required.

- Source local work experience providers and ensure that new providers are equipped to support and safeguard our students.

- Ensure that all students are appropriately risk assessed for areas and activities in work experience placements.

- Build and maintain good relationships with our work placement providers and ensure honest communication about students, including thorough risk assessments and Health and Safety documentation.

- Support students and parents through Transition out of Aurora Foxes Academy, into employment and supported living.

- Develop relationships with housing organisations to support the transition into independent living.

- Liaise with House Team Leaders, students, and parents to ensure that the accommodation sourced will best match the students' needs and aspirations.

Skills and Experience:

- Strong IT skills and an excellent telephone manner.

- Experience with working with young adults with learning difficulties.

- Desirable, experience in communicating with social workers and housing associations.

- Desirable, Careers advice Level 4 but not essential as training available for the right candidate.

- Desirable good knowledge of the SEND code of practice

- You will be a team player who is confident self-starter and finisher who can work independently.

- Desirable, experience of creating and pursuing good transition plans.

Benefits:

- Full training and continued support

- Life assurance and pension

- Health cash back plan

- Car lease scheme

- Bike to work scheme

- Perk box

- Free parking

Closing date is 15th Jan 2022

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Francesca.park-davies@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Hawk 3 Talent are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.