Young Person Advisor

Reed Specialist Recruitment
Southend-on-Sea, Essex
17 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Southend on Sea Borough Council is offering an excellent opportunity to work as part of a team that provides support to young people preparing to leave care and to be responsible for their support post-care. If you have experience in working with young people, looking for a change and are ready to innovate in an environment where you can stretch yourself professionally and make an impact individually, the Council would be interested in hearing from you. 

You will play a key part in transforming the lives of Young People to enable them to integrate into the community. Their needs will be identified by a comprehensive Pathway Plan to ensure that they are living in suitable accommodation, are engaged in work, training or education, and that they are not socially isolated. As a Personal Advisor you would have access to full mobile-working technology and have the continued support of management and team members.

In order for you to be successful in your application you are required to have knowledge of the issues that young people face. As well as this you will be aware of looked after children and associated child in need social work practice issues. You must have proven experience of multi-disciplinary working with young people as well as good communication skills including verbal, written and role modelling.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check. The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

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