Interim Personal Advisor – Care Leavers

Recruiter
Aurora Resourcing
Location
Woking, Surrey
Salary
£19/hour £19ph
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a reputable and supportive local authority in Surrey are looking for a candidate with experience of working directly with vulnerable Young People to join their dedicated team of staff on a full time, temporary basis, starting as soon as possible.
As a Personal Advisor you role will be to manage a case load and provide support to young people who have ceased to be looked after by the local authority, including asylum seeking young people so that they achieve their potential as they make their transition to adulthood as per the Children Leaving Care Act 2000. You will participate in the assessment and preparation of Pathway Plans for Eligible young people.
Requirements
• Minimum 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level.
• Relevant NVQ Level 2 qualifications or able to evidence knowledge/understanding of working with young people/care leavers
• An awareness of current issues relating to socially excluded young people including young people claiming asylum and or subject to immigration control.
• Knowledge of the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000
• Knowledge of the current Regulations and Guidance for Care Leavers – Planning Transition to Adulthood for Care Leavers.
• Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with young people including those who may be disengaged.
• Experiences of working with young people within relevant setting.

This position would suit Newly Qualified Social Workers with placement experience within LAC or Leaving Care teams or Support Workers with extensive experience of working with children in the care system.
This is a temporary rolling contract for an initial period of three months and we are looking for candidates who are available to start immediately.
In return for your hard work and dedication we are able to offer a competitive salary of up to £19ph plus paid mileage and expenses.
If you would like to apply for this position please send your CV and contact details via this advert. Alternatively if you would like to find out more please call Lameez on (Apply online only) / 07944254495