About us

We move as one team. We’re champions of fresh thinking, and aren’t afraid of a challenge. We listen to our people – a good idea can come from anywhere, or anyone. So here you’ll have a voice: one that changes lives for the better. And together, we’ll realise the remarkable every day.

About the job

Salary: £28,221 – 30,756 a year
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent

Do you have experience of working with young people aged 11-25 with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) and sound knowledge of current issues, policies and legislations relating to LDD and the ability to work under pressure? If yes, we want to hear from you.

We have two exciting yet vital roles within the Transition Team (SENAT), where you’ll be supporting all work associated with the development and delivery of work of the integrated youth support service to help young people achieve their full potential, in accordance with the Council’s policies and procedures.

You’ll be responsible for working one and one with small groups of young people and their parents/carers is specialist schools, colleges both in and out of Borough, offering information, advice and guidance on a range of opportunities including: education, employment, training, housing etc.


About you

This is a public facing role so you’ll need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English.

You must have a relevant Level 4 Qualification either: NVQ 4 in Advice and Guidance, NVQ 4 in Learning Development and Support Services, Diploma in Careers Guidance or Qualification in Careers Guidance or relevant qualification and experience.

If you’re an experienced and collaborative individual, you could help to drive the Council’s vision by liaising with stakeholders, contribute to the achievement of the wider aims and operational objectives of the organisation. We look forward to receiving your application.

Application process

Additional Information

Luton Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child and/or vulnerable adults protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

We offer a range of excellent staff benefits which include:

  • flexible working arrangements - we welcome requests for flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and alternative working patterns

  • childcare vouchers

  • 24/7 independent Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • generous holiday entitlement 

  • local government pension with generous employer contribution 

  • excellent support and development 

  • relocation package available up to £8,500 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria)

  • half price season ticket on Thameslink train line

  • discounted shopping including gym membership and Vauxhall cars