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Leaving Care Personal Advisor

Job Description

Do you have a passion for supporting young people and a desire to make a real impact?

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Leaving Care Personal Advisor to join Birmingham Children's Trust and help young people in care transition successfully to adulthood.

Contract: 3-months plus ongoing

Pay: £15.49 an hour

Hours: Full-time, Mon-Fri

Location: Birmingham Children's Trust, 1 Avenue Rd, Aston, Birmingham, B6 4DU

About the Role:

In this crucial role, you'll play a vital part in ensuring young people leaving care receive the support they need to thrive independently. You'll work closely with young people aged 18-25, developing personalized plans that address their individual needs and goals.

What You'll Do:

  • Assess young people's needs and develop pathway plans to support their transition to adulthood.
  • Provide ongoing guidance and support on areas like housing, education, employment, and finances.
  • Advocate for young people's rights and ensure they receive their entitled services.
  • Collaborate with social workers, carers, and other professionals to create a comprehensive support network.
  • Maintain accurate case records and participate in service monitoring and evaluation.
  • Contribute to the development of policies and practices for aftercare services.


  • Substantial experience of working with children and young people up to the age of 21 and 25 if they are in higher education in a voluntary or Professional setting.
  • Experience working with young people in care or care leavers.
  • Experience of interagency work with young people who are vulnerable, at risk, homeless or have been in care.
  • Experience of being responsible for directly assisting young people (caseload responsibility)
  • Have worked successfully in achieving outcomes for Young People under supervision.
  • A passion for social justice and a desire to empower young people.

If you are interested or know of anyone who may be, please contact Kat at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email me at

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

  • A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Payroll service twice a week

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.