Core Worker - Breakthrough Transformation Trust

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £15,172 - £20,066 (actual salary)

Breakthrough Transformation Trust is a local charity providing high quality care and education for children and young people who face life challenges.

This is an excellent opportunity to join Breakthrough’s team in Teigngrace. Due to continued growth, we are looking for a young person’s Core Worker to work on an individual basis with students aged between 4 and 25.

We encourage workers to use their skills and passions to engage young people, for example construction and mechanics, arts and crafts, land and animal based skills, physical activities and hobbies.

The successful candidate will need to be able to build a therapeutic alliance and work therapeutically with children and young people to help them feel safe and secure and to reduce anxiety. They will also need to work with teachers in order to follow care plans, educational schemes of work and write reports. They will need to ensure the highest standards of professional practice and Safeguarding. Preference will be given to candidates with experience of working with primary school aged children in an outreach setting. A proportion of the work with young people will be outreach to the home and community, and we are seeking a candidate who is flexible, reliable and at times able to work independently using their own initiative. Preference will be given to those who have training and experience in Trauma Informed Practice.

References will be sought for all applicants who are short-listed.

The successful applicant will complete:
• A Group 2 Safeguarding Training Course;
• A Prevent Strategy Training Course;
• A First Aid at Work Training Course;
• Reading of all policies and all paperwork relating to the position;
• A range of CPD focusing on mental health and behaviour.

If you require any further information about this post, please email

Breakthrough Transformation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer, which operates a Safer Recruiting Policy and a stringent Safeguarding Procedure.
All employees will be required to obtain an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Certificate.

For an application form, please visit or email requesting an application form.
Your completed application form should be returned, together with a covering letter and CV explaining why you are suitable for the above post, to Recruitment, Breakthrough Transformation Trust, Brocks Farm, Brocks Lane, Teigngrace, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6LW or
Please specify which post you are applying for.
Interview Date: w/c 5 September 2022
Due to the high number of applications we sometimes receive, it is not always possible to reply individually to each application. If you have not received a response within 10 working days of the closing date, you may assume that on this occasion, you have not been successful.

Apply Now

Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationTeignbridgeDevon
  • Work Postcode

    Brocks Farm, Teigngrace

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupSocial Care & HealthEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    £15,172 - £20,066 (actual salary)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    37.5 hours per week (8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required