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Leaving Care Personal Advisor

Job Description

Leaving Care Personal Advisor

About the Job

Warrington Borough Council are looking for a Leaving Care Personal Advisor that will be responsible for supporting young people from their 16th birthday until their 21st birthday, and up to their 25th birthday if necessary. The role involves working with a wide range of differing needs/complexities and supporting one of the most vulnerable groups within society. As a personal advisor, you will start to work with young people from their 16th birthday, forming relationships and contributing to their pathway plan on their journey into independence.


  • Providing practical as well as emotional support to care leavers
  • Engaging the most hard-to-reach young adults
  • Reviewing the needs of 21+ and qualifying care leavers on an annual basis
  • Working with partner agencies and responding to crisis situations as they arise
  • Providing advice and guidance or signposting to various support services


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passion and enthusiasm to support young adults to make positive change and lead successful adult lives
  • Persistence and consistency for those who find it hard to work with professionals/services
  • Ability to engage the most hard-to-reach
  • DBS clearance is required


  • Great training and progression opportunities
  • Flexible working, including a blend of working from home/remotely
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance

How to Apply

If you are interested, please call Chris Richardson on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

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.