Transitions Out Officer

£22050 (Pro Rata)

Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 241428

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Job Title: Transitions Out Officer

Pay/Grade: Point 19, £22,050 per annum Pro Rata

Hours: 15 hours per week, all year round / to be worked flexibly all year round, including late evenings and some weekends

Reports to: Head of Faculty for SEND, Learner Engagement and Ambitions
Based at: Peterborough Campus

Closing Date: 23rd June 2022

Job Purpose

To work with the Head of Faculty, Assistant Principal (SEND) and Curriculum Lead – Inclusive Learning,, curriculum team and support teams to support students by developing and facilitating delivery of programmes that help students with moderate to complex needs make a smooth and successful transition out of full-time college education into their adult life in order to improve student positive destinations and lifestyles.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following areas:

  • Work with a caseload of students with moderate to complex needs, undertaking initial observation in settings, Information Advice and Guidance, and transition planning, for those who wish to progress in main stream education, work or social care. This includes those within mainstream who would require the expertise of the transition officer.
  • Maintain and develop transition plans.
  • Attend EHCP Annual Reviews for those learners who are transitioning out and present the transition plan.
  • Work with a rolling caseload of students with moderate to complex needs who have been identified to leave full-time college education within a 12 month period; to develop and maintain clear, realistic and measurable individual transition plans that are achievable and focus on the 4 key Preparing for Adulthood outcomes:
  • Employment
  • Independent Living
  • Community Inclusion
  • Good Health
  • Support the development of study programmes that focus on “real” transition activities during the students last year at college.
  • Identify and develop links with post college providers essential for giving students choice in the adult lives and organize a gradual supported transition period for the students.
  • Assist students to access the services of outside agencies, community groups and other post college organisations; providing hands on facilitation of such access where appropriate.
  • Find ways to support students to stay in contact with their friends when leaving College.
  • Organise events that will inform students, their parents/carers on the development of successful transition plans for their son/daughter or ward.

Contract - Permanent

Pension - Local Government Pension Scheme

Holiday - Initially 25 days per year (pro rata), plus bank holidays and discretionary days