Transition Officer

Location UK / Ballymena Area

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1433067

 Job Description

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 Cedar foundation deliver a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual needs of each person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland.

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:                                   37 Hours per Week
Contract:                               Permanent
Location:                               Northern Health & Social Care Trust
Office Base:                          The Cedar Foundation, Armour Day Centre, 6 Newal Road, Ballymoney BT53 6HD, OR 1a Woodside Road Industrial Estate, Woodside Road, Ballymena BT42 4QJ
Salary:                                   3 point incremental scale starting on £22,462 pro rata
Interview Date: 3rd September2019
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

OR

  • QCF 3 or equivalent in a relevant discipline`
  • Minimum of 3 paid years’ experience as above
  • Proficiency in IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • 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.

Benefits:

  • Starting on 20 days annual leave plus Cedar recognizes 12 statutory days
  • Cedar offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution.
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Investor in People Champion with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access 24/7 Doctors Line
  • Cashback health scheme
  • Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers

The Cedar Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer