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Leaving Care Personal Advisor

  • Job reference: JHLCPAHAM01
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Leaving Care Personal Advisor role available on 12-month contract working within the London Boroughs on behalf of Hampshire County Council

What does the role involve?

*Acting as a Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child - (UASC) Personal Adviser
*Supporting young people to grow into confident adults and support them in making the transition into adulthood and independent living.
*Working specifically as a Care Leaver Personal Advisor to Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children who are based in the London Boroughs ( Croydon & others)
*You will work with Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Young People age 16-25 in their transition to adulthood and independent living.

Other information about the role;

*Working with young people seeking asylum, and of liaison with other agencies in putting together support plans.
*You will demonstrate the ability to build relationships with young people, face difficult issues and deal with them sensitively, and to be a team player.
*We are ideally looking for someone who lives in London or within traveling distance of the London Boroughs . We will provide IT equipment as this will not be an office based role.

Please note;

*You will be part of the South West Care Leaver Team therefore it is important that the candidate can attend the Totton area office a minimum of 4 weekly to allow for support from colleagues, attendance at team meetings and face to face supervision with the Team Manager.
*Weekly scheduled telephone contact/ case discussions with the Team Manager to ensure appropriate support is provided. (Please note that Totton Office is 2 mins walk from Totton train station therefore easily accessible by train)
*The role will also involve linking up with a newly appointed UASC social worker, also based in London, which will involve joint visits and co working on the same cases.

Interested in this role, what do you need?

*Experience of working with Care Leavers
*Ideally experience of working with UASC
*NVQ Level 4 or similar level qualification

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