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Transitions

Transitions is a small privately-run organisation that aims to offer a high-quality service to young people and create a positive environment for staff to work within. Ginna Cox is the founder and owner of Transitions Supported Living.

 

Ginna is a qualified Social Worker with extensive experience as a local authority Social Worker and Team Manager within looked after children, and care leavers teams  Ginna has over 25 years of experience in delivering, managing and developing a wide range of services for children, young people, and adults, within the public; private; and voluntary sector. This experience has included working within the field of substance misuse, children in care, care leavers, and youth homelessness. Ginna is also a qualified Best Interests Assessor for the Mental Capacity Acts Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

Ginna is assisted by a core team of professionals, with a wide range of experience and qualifications, to deliver an effective quality service to young people who are placed with Transitions.  All members of staff have a wide range of experience, training, and qualifications specific to working with young people.   The minimum requirement for new members of staff joining Transitions is The Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce: Social Care pathway (England), or a commitment to work towards this qualification, or an equally relevant qualification.  Staff are encouraged to pursue training and qualifications in areas of particular interests such as Attachment Disorder, CSE, Mental Health etc.

Each member of Transitions team has an individual training plan identified to ensure continued professional development.  Newly appointed staff are expected to complete an induction program and satisfy management they are ready to be included on the working rota. During the induction period, the new staff member will shadow an experienced member of the team, and depending on experience, newly appointed staff will be further mentored by a Senior Support Mentor and offered continued learning sets for the first few months, following induction.  All staff receive regular supervision both formal and informal by Transitions Service Manager. 

Transitions Supported Living Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All posts at Transitions are subject to a standard or enhanced DBS check.  Please click link for further information on DBS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF9W7WOwdhY.

 

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