A transitional education programme for young people with complex and severe communication needs
Post: New Support and Community Access Manager
Salary range: £35,000
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Who we are!
Teens+ provides post school education and lifelong learning services for young people with complex communication needs including autism and learning disabilities. Based in two centres in Edinburgh (Liberton Brae and Ravenscroft), the service is person centred and individualised to ensure each student, regardless of their needs, can reach their fullest potential.
Where are we?
Liberton Brae is our transition centre and Ravenscroft is our lifelong learning centre.
Purpose of the role!
Under the guidance of the Head of Service the New Support and Community Access Manager will take an active lead on the assessment and transition of all new students into the Teens+ services.
You will establish a Community Access befriending service that maintains a focus on educational development with our students.
You will work with the Speech and Language Therapist to develop a core understanding of each students sensory and communication needs.
Who are we looking for?
The successful applicant will have proven experience of working with adults with additional support needs using a person-centred approach.
You will also be a motivating and inspirational leader, and be skilled at encouraging and supporting teams of staff to deliver effective person-centred support for our students.
You will be enthusiastic and self-motivated, and must be able to work on your own initiative.
The successful applicants will require membership of the PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme.
To learn more and apply for this exciting role, please see the TEENS+ website
Closing Date: 9am 7th October 2021
Interview Date: 15th October 2021