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Leaving Care Personal Advisor

Leaving Care Personal Advisor needed with Devon County Council based in Barnstaple



Start Date- ASAP


Contract End date- initially 3 months


Location - Barnstaple


Hours per week - 37 hours per week


Salary - £12.45 per hour



Description



  • Mix of home and office based work

  • Manage a caseload of Young People, 16-25

  • Maintain monthly contact with young people, maintain reviews of Pathway Plans

  • Promote relationships with carers and families

  • Undertake interviews, observations and information gathering and to analyse, summarise and evaluate this information into an assessment of the Care leavers needs

  • Ensure young people are aware of their entitlements and support them to manage their money, liaise with schools, colleagues and universities to increase educational attainments.



What is required?



  • Experience of direct work with young people and their families

  • Experience working with young people, families and carers, and identifying their needs

  • Experience of implementing service plans on the basis of assessed needs

  • Qualification in Children/Care work e.g.

    CQSW, NNEB, NVQ Level 3 in child or social care or youth work




If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV - jemma.molloy@servicecare.org.uk



If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.



The benefits of working with SCS;



  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.