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Leaving Care Personnel Advisor

  • Job reference: LCPA
  • Location: Horsham, West Sussex
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for Leaving Care Personal Advisors for West Sussex County Council. There are 2 positions available one based in Horsham and another in Bogor Regis.

Duties and responsibilities -

To manage and support an allocated caseload of young people aged 16 and above, who are eligible for leaving care services, having key responsibility to ensure the provision and co-ordination of practical, personal, emotional, social and financial advice, to enable care leavers to achieve a successful transition to adulthood and promote their independence
It is desirable that you have experience of Looked after Children or Leaving Care work, however, Newly Qualified Social Workers with LAC experience will be considered.

You will be required to -
*To develop an effective working relationship with young people eligible for leaving care services in order to motivate and effectively support them to engage in education, training and employment, and to ensure they effectively handle their finances, live in suitable housing, and have the necessary emotional resilience and skills for independence.
*To be the key professional to the allocated young people, providing practical help and guidance which promotes the safety and well-being of care leavers.
*To undertake these duties in accordance with statutory requirements, particularly The Children Act 1989 Guidance and Regulations, The Care Leavers (England) Regulations 2010 and Planning Transition for Adulthood for Care Leavers 2011, as well as departmental policies and procedures

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including -
*A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated Social Work recruitment team
*Excellent rates of pay
*An extensive range of Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
*Payroll service twice a week

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Sammy Linford at Service Care Solutions via email - samantha.linford@servicecare.org.uk

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!