An invitation to join us at Young Devon as our next…
Care Leaver Navigator (Job Ref 23-17)
Salary – £24,528 – £26,434* per annum / pro rata
*Dependant on experience.
Permanent, part time* – based at Exeter YES
*29.6 hours per week, but opportunities to pick up additional work on other contracts.

Are you committed to working with and supporting young people aged 16-25 and those that are care experienced?
We want to support young people to achieve their housing aspirations.

We work in partnership with Exeter City Council, supporting young people with care experience who may have experienced multiple disadvantages as they transition into independence.

The Care Leaver Navigator role gives you the opportunity to engage and work alongside young people. As part of a wider team you can support them to maintain or access accommodation. Building relationships of trust and understanding, whilst responding to their needs through a trauma informed lens. Supporting them to make decisions, have their voice heard and obtain the services they need.

Knowledge on housing protocols, legislation and housing options would be an advantage, however, training will be given for this specialised post.

If you think you have what it takes, especially if you have experience of working in housing or with care experienced young people, then we would love to hear from you.

Young Devon is a youth work charity (1057949). We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace, committed to embracing diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcome applicants with lived experience and from areas under-represented within our workforce. Wheelchair access available (Exeter only).

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 8th June 2023
Interviews: Friday 16th June 2023

For an application pack please click on the links below or contact
Application Form Care Leaver Navigator 23-17
JD and Person Specification – Care Leaver Navigator 23-17

Please read the job description and person specification. If you then have any further questions about the role please contact Jenny Lynch on 07706 326815 or Ros Arscott on 07894 512246.

Young Devon is committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable groups and all applicants who will or could have unsupervised access to these groups will complete the required checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service.