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Leaving Care Coach

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£30,930 - £32,637
Sycamore House, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
08/01/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description


We require an enthusiastic Leaving Care Coach, who are passionate about the outcomes for children in Waltham Forest. The successful candidate will have some experience in working with care leavers. In return we offer professional 1:1 supervision, excellent induction and training as well career development and generous staff benefits. The leaving care coach primary role is to ensure that young people leaving care are transition and proactively supportive from 18 to 25 years old to live independently and function as independent citizens ensuring they are in good quality accommodation with access to appropriate services to further their education or training/ employment and any other additional supports required to live healthy and happy, and achieve their life goals and aspirations.

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