Senior Transitional Support Officer

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £30k per year

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 11/08/2021

Role: Senior Support Officer ( Team Leader)

Settings: Young Person Setting 16-25 Semi Independent accommodation

Location: Heart of Gloucester

Contract: Full Time 40 hours

Salary: £30,000

Shift Pattern: Mixture of the DAYS AND NIGHTS- You MUST be available to all shift requirements to be considered **cannot accept a candidate that can only do Days or Nights**

Shift Times 07:30-19:30 Days and 19:30-07:30 Nights

Rota: 3 on 3 off rota pattern


R.E Recruitment Recruitment are thrilled to be supporting with the recruiting of an exciting and transitional role of a Senior Service Support Officer in the heart of Gloucester.

The environment is the first facility of its kind in the country working in collaboration with Gloucestershire Council Flagship Team.

This service is a semi-independent setting for young adults aged 16-25 and covers specialist support to care leavers, to give them the very best stepping stone to a brighter future. As well as professional support to young people who need help at a time of crisis.  

Roles and Responsibilities

You will be responsible Managing a small team of four, you will play a key part in the delivery of bespoke services to support young people residing at the service and living in the Gloucestershire area.


  • Be passionate about supporting young people to succeed
  • At least 6 months of managing a small team
  • Leadership qualities
  • Have experience of working with or supporting young people     
  • Have management experience
  • Have a QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Sunday on a roster basis, including night shifts, flexible to meet business needs.
  • As the service operates 24 hours, 7 days a week flexibility is expected to respond to and support with urgent, unplanned events and contingencies

Additional Requirements

  • All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced vetting process in line with safer recruitment, which include a DBS check, Right to Work checks and reference checks.
  • Full UK driving licence required

Benefits include:

  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Employer contribution pension
  • 20 day’s annual leave plus 8 Bank holidays in lieu
  • modular training programme prior to commencement of role
  • Monthly formal professional supervision
  • On-going continuous professional development
  •  All successful candidates must have a full UK driving licence, have the right to work in the UK and will be subject to an enhanced vetting process.

If you are intersted in the role please apply immediately



Salary£30k per year
Job Reference35019
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date11/08/2021
Regional OfficeCardiff
Date Posted04/08/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Sarah Jane Phillips

Perm Consultant


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