Do you share our ambition to push the boundaries on behalf of all the children and young people with autism in the UK? Are you a dynamic and driven individual looking for an exciting and career-enhancing new challenge?
What are we looking for?
At Ambitious about Autism and Autism Schools Trust, we’re seeking an analytical, organised and resilient Family Liaison Transitions Officer to support Ambitious College leavers make a successful transition out of Ambitious College to meaningful, positive destinations. This will entail working across both college sites to engage with the college trans-disciplinary teams, families and other external agencies, thinking creatively around possible solutions.
To succeed in this key role, our successful candidate will have strong networking and relationship-building abilities skills, plus substantial experience in developing and maintaining referral routes. You should also have:
•Degree level education and a qualification in Social Work, SEN, IAG or other relevant area
•Excellent communication skills, especially strong presentation capabilities
•Impressive interpersonal, time-management and prioritisation abilities
•Knowledge and understanding of the EHCP and SEND legal framework, case law and policy environment
•A personal commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare vulnerable adults
•An understanding of the adult service and further education sector for young people with complex needs
These are some, but not all, of the amazing achievements we will expect from you.
•Build up a network of referral routes across London to support effective transition from college
•Be fully involved in the Annual Review Cycle, prioritising learners in their final year
•Assist learners’ parents/carers with information and training to support the transition from college
•Develop strong and supportive relationships with the families of the learners
•Ensure that learners are meaningfully involved in all decision-making about their future
•Provide support at Ambitious College Parent Open Days and Transition events
•Develop strong relationships with key external agencies to improve support for learners