Personal Advisor - Leaving Care Team

Personal Advisor - Leaving Care Team

Management Grouping: Children's Services

Team: Looked After Children & Permanence

Annual Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent / 36 hours per week

We are looking for a committed and self-motivated person to provide support and advice to Care Leavers aged 18-25 as they make the transition from care to independence.

You will work within the Leaving Care team.

You will hold a case load of care leavers providing 1:1 support, and undertake the role of Personal Advisor as described in the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 and the new Children and Social Work Act 2017.

This includes reviewing and updating the Pathways Plan on a 6 monthly basis.

You will have experience of working with young people in a professional capacity and have an understanding of the challenges facing care leavers as they make the transition to independence.

You will also have enthusiasm and creativity in engaging with young people.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service

What we offer:

  • 24 days Annual Leave (rising to 27 after 5 years service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement

  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme

  • An excellent working environment at our fantastic offices

  • Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities

  • Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme

  • MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme - Includes Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.

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