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Advice and Support Assistant for Further and Higher Education

Thank you for considering a career at Become!

Job title: Advice and Support Further and Higher Education Assistant

Reporting to: Advice and Support Officer for Further and Higher Education

Salary: £24,000 pro-rata (£14,400 contracted pay)

Contract / Hours: Part-time, 21 hours p/w (flexible working arrangements considered)

Pension: 5% employer contribution

Leave: 17 days per annum (pro-rata)

Location: We are very open to discussions about flexible and homeworking (with some in-person attendance and meetings). In the short term, the organisation is currently without an office as we look to relocate so homeworking will be required, with hot-desking options available.

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About Become and the Advice and Support Assistant for Further and Higher Education

Become, the national charity for children in care and young care leavers, is here to make a difference to individual lives right now, and the care system as a whole for future generations. We believe that young people who’ve experienced care should have the same chances as everyone else to live happy, fulfilled lives. We put young people at the heart of everything we do – helping them to be powerful agents of positive change in their own lives, in the care system and in society.

 

Now is a crucial time to join Become, our further and higher education support for young people in and leaving care has developed considerably over the past 18 months. We have ambitious plans to develop this work further to reach more children and young people to help them to believe in themselves and shape the future they want and to tackle the structural and systemic issues holding young people back.

 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to support on our education work, working collaboratively within the services team and other teams across the organisation to help shape the development and delivery of our further and higher education support programmes

 

As an organisation serving children in care and care leavers, we are keen to receive applications from people with experience of care and recognise the importance of having care experienced staff within our team. We are also actively seeking to bring diversity of perspectives and experience, and especially welcome applications from people with disabilities, from Black, Asian, Minoritised Ethnic backgrounds and LGBTQ communities.

 

How to apply

 

To apply, please provide a CV alongside a cover letter (of no more than two A4 pages) detailing your suitability for the role. Please provide relevant examples to demonstrate you meet the skills and experience needed.

If you are interested in the role and would like to have an informal chat about it before applying, please feel free to contact Jade, Advice and Support Officer: [email protected]

As an organisation serving children in care and care leavers, we are keen to receive applications from people with experience of care and recognise the importance of having care-experienced staff within our team.

We are also actively seeking to bring diversity of perspectives and experience, and especially welcome applications from people with disabilities, from Black, Asian, Minoritised Ethnic backgrounds and LGBTQ communities.

Please tell us if there we can make any reasonable adjustments to help you in your application.

Please email your application to [email protected] by 5pm on Friday 13th May

Advice and Support Assistant for Further and Higher Education
2 responses

  1. Kim Hills says:

    May 10, 2022 at 2:12 pm

    Hi what email address is the cv and cover letter sent to please
    Many thanks
    Kim

  2. Amelia replied:

    May 10, 2022 at 2:26 pm

    Hi Kim – Please email your application to [email protected] by 5pm on Friday 13th May. Thank you!

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