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LEAVING CARE PERSONAL ADVISOR BRENT

  • Job reference: LCPAbrent
  • Location: Brent, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for a Leaving Care Personal Advisor to join the team at Brent Council. The successful individual will need to have previous experience within a Leaving Care Team in order to provide support, advice and assistance for young people between the ages of 18 and 25. This is a temporary contract.

PAY - £19.39 per hour
CONTRACT - 3 month +
START DATE - 6th April 2020

HOW TO APPLY - If you are interested in this role, send your CV now to Jennifer at jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
*Qualification in Certificate in Youth Work Practice, childcare e.g. NVQ level 3, Access to Social Care NVQ with evidence of competencies of English and Maths
*OR educated to A level standard with English and Math GCSE or equivalent
*Knowledge of MOSAIC is ESSENTIAL for this role
*Experience of a range of activities, parenting programmes and other relevant means to support care leavers, children and families
*Knowledge and understanding of health and social care and how a personal advisor will contribute to safeguarding young people, those with complex needs, disabilities and special needs

ROLE REQUIREMENTS
*Demonstrate and understanding and commitment to the needs of care leavers, children, their families or carers and normal child/adolescent development
*Statutory or voluntary experience in working with children and families
*Ability to work flexibly; during term time holidays; some late evenings to provide responsive and quality service to children and families
*Ability to write analytical and concise reports including children and family assessment and court reports
*The ability to undertake Mental Health Capacity Assessments, Ordinary Residency Assessments and Human Rights Assessment
*Understanding of sensitivity and confidentiality in all aspects of work undertaken and be aware of relevant legislation i.e. Data Protection Act

Benefits of working with Service Care Solutions
*A specialist consultant specific to you with a wide range of social work knowledge
*Excellent and competitive rates of pay
*An extensive range of exclusive Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Expert payroll service processed twice per week
*Frequent job updates sent to you exclusively to meet your requirements
*£250 bonus offered for referring a friend to any job role
*Loyalty Bonus Scheme

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.