If you’ve got excellent interpersonal communication skills and can build positive relationships with foster parents and children’s social workers, we can offer you a rewarding role. By the Bridge is looking for a dedicated, proactive and forward-thinking Education Advisor to join our team!

The post holder complements the work of By the Bridge foster parents to give our children and young people, aged 0 – 18, outstanding chances to excel.

The post includes: facilitating partnership working with the local education authority where foster parents experience obstacles in accessing appropriate education services/resources for their foster child; provision of the Get-a-Lifestyle programme; guidance on Early Years learning.

People are at the heart of everything that By the Bridge with Cambian is about.  It is vital for our children, that our foster parents and staff are inspired and motivated by working for us.

We aim to create an environment where people feel valued and can grow, develop and achieve their goals.  We work to ensure that By the Bridge with Cambian is a fun place to be, where people are treated fairly and rewarded well for the work that they do.


You will have:

  • The desire to be a team player who wants to achieve best possible outcomes for all our children and foster carers
  • Experience of working in an education/early years/youth setting advantageous
  • Experience of working in the fostering sector and/or children/young people in social care
  • Hold a formal Teaching qualification
  • Have a valid driving license
  • The right to work in the UK

In return we offer:

  • Formal induction and training in our paperless electronic recording and management system (CHARMs)
  • Opportunities to integrate with our clinical, education and residential service provision
  • Competitive annual leave allowance of 30 days
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Market related salary plus car allowance
  • Pension scheme and access to employee assistance program
  • Private Health Insurance
  • You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession.


Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post.

By The Bridge with Cambian is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

By The Bridge with Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

Salary: £25,000 FTE

Location: Leeds, LS27 0QG

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