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Leaving Care Coach
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/21/169723
  • Published: Thu 21/10/2021, 11:15 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 04/11/2021, 11:19 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: SO2 £32,418 to £34,209
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Leaving Care Coach

An opportunity has become available for a Leaving Care Coach, who is passionate about creating better futures for Care Leavers within Waltham Forest. The Leaving Care Couch (also referred to as Personal Advisor in other boroughs) will have experience having worked within leaving care services previously and have a good knowledge base around current legislation that underpins the support that should be offered to care leavers.

The Leaving Care Coach primary role is to ensure that care leavers are transitioning proactively with the necessary support into independent living. Support will be provided to care leavers from 18 to 25 years of age. 

The Role will include supporting Care Leavers to have access to education, training and or employment as well being supported to access good quality accommodation with access to appropriate services. Young people will be supported to live healthy and happy life’s, and achieve their life goals and aspirations. The Leaving Care Coach will ensure that they do have good and well supported relationships with care leavers.

Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice, building on the strong foundations we have laid. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda to develop Social Work Practice, and means you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children. For further information about Social Care at Waltham Forest, please visit www.ambitious-socialwork.co.uk