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Leaving Care Coach - SO2

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£30,000 - £34,999
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/08/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description


12 month contract

An opportunity has become available for agencies Leaving Care Coach, who are passionate about create better futures for Care Leavers within Waltham Forest. 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.

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.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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