Trainee Personal Advisor - SEN
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 9506
  • Published: Thu 08/10/2020, 10:45 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.2 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Trainee Personal Advisor - SEN

Team: Youth Support Service

Job Family: Supporting CBG7

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 per annum, pro rata

Hours: 22.2 hours per week

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 1st November

Interview Date: Monday 9th November


More about the role:
Here in our Youth Support Service, we are committed to helping young people achieve their potential – and you can play your part. This is your chance to ensure disadvantaged young people get the futures they deserve.


Working within a dedicated and committed team, you will work with a caseload of young people, aged 13-25 years old who have a range of complex needs including learning difficulties and disabilities. You will use your excellent communication skills to build positive relationships with young people and to help identify and overcome barriers to their participation in further education, training or employment. Working to an agreed action plan and keeping accurate records, you will support their development and achievement. You will work closely with other agencies, post 16 education providers and parents/carers to support transition working with the processes around Education, Health and Care plans.


Tenacious, proactive and approachable, you will have substantial experience of working with young people. You will be qualified to at least Level 3 in a relevant professional subject area. Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work in partnership with other agencies are essential to this role.

The successful candidate will undertake an NVQ Level 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance with the possibility of progressing to Level 6 Careers Guidance qualification.


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.


To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Trainee Personal Advisor Recruitment Pack 


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Chloe Brennan on or on 0300 300 5898.


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact:The Recruitment Team at



Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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