An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the UK’s leading therapeutic fostering agencies, By the Bridge with Cambian. If you’ve got excellent communication skills and can build positive relationships with children and young people, foster parents and professionals who work with children in care, we can offer you a rewarding role. We are looking for a child-centred, dedicated and proactive Education Advisor to join our Yorkshire team!

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

The post includes: working with children and young people on a one to one basis, facilitating partnership working where foster parents experience obstacles in accessing appropriate education services and resources for their foster child; provision of the Grow, Achieve, Learn independent living skills programme to children and young people; organising and planning events for children and their foster parents.

Our foster parents and the children they care for 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 ability to build positive working relationships with children and young people
  • The desire to be a team player who wants to achieve best possible outcomes for all our children and foster parents
  • Experience of working in the fostering sector and/or with children and young people in social care
  • Experience of working in an education/early years/youth setting would be advantageous
  • Have a valid UK driving license
  • The right to work in the UK

In return we offer:

  • Competitive annual leave allowance of 30 days (pro rata)
  • Market related salary plus car allowance
  • Pension scheme and access to employee assistance program
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Hybrid working pattern
  • 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.




Location: Leeds, LS27 0QG

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