Transition Officer

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1373115

 Job Description

The Transition Officer will deliver the Transition; Let’s Get Ready Service.

                                 The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following staff membe 

Training Officer                                                             

 REF: 18/158/TO/WEB

Purpose of the Job:  

The Transition Officer will deliver the Transition; Let’s Get Ready Service.  The service fully involves young people and their families to make decisions about their life after school.  The Transition Officer will use an inter-agency approach to ensure a smooth transition post school into education, employment as well as exploring health & well-being opportunities in their local area.

Hours: 25 hours per week,

Contract:  Temporary – Maternity Contract

Location:    Western Health & Social Care Trust – Southern Sector

Salary:  3 point incremental scale starting on £21,693 per annum, pro rata

Essential Criteria:                       

  • QCF level 5/ Degree or equivalent level in a relevant discipline such as Health & Social Care
  • Minimum of 1 paid years’ experience in the direct provision of education, training or support


  • QCF 3 or equivalent in a relevant discipline`
  • Minimum of 3 paid years’ experience as above
  • Experience of supporting people 
  • Experience of Building positive relationships with wide variety of stakeholders
  • Proficiency in IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to work independently with good organisational, communication & interpersonal skills 
  • Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in the UK and Ireland and have access to a car on appointment. 

This criterion will be waived in the case of a suitable applicant who has a disability which prohibits them from driving but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements in order to meet the requirements of the post in full.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience & understanding of the barriers in relation to disability           
  • Experience of Transitional Planning
  • Previous experience of interagency working
  • Facilitation and group work skills


Apply online at 

Closing Date: Friday 30th November 2018 at 12:00pm 

Interview Date: Monday 10th December 2018