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Personal Advisor

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of care experienced young people? We are looking for a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join a local authority as a Personal Advisor, and the right candidate to join us in empowering and supporting care experienced young people as they transition into adulthood and independence.

As a Personal Advisor, you will play a pivotal role in assisting care experienced young people on their journey to independence. You will provide holistic support, supporting them as a trusted mentor, advocate, and guide throughout their transition period into adult life.

Salary: £28,770 - £31,364 per annum

Region: Warwick

Hours: Full time on a permanent contract

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Building meaningful relationships: Establishing a strong rapport with care experienced young people, earning their trust and respect while demonstrating empathy and understanding.
  • Creating individual pathway plans tailored to each young person's needs, goals, and aspirations. Assisting them in developing life skills, accessing education, training, and employment opportunities, and promoting their overall well-being. You will also be responsible for ensuring that our young people are aware of and access all their entitlements through the local offer for care leavers.
  • Advocacy and representation: Championing the rights and needs of care experienced young people, advocating for their voices to be heard and influencing positive change.
  • Partnership working: Collaborating with a variety of partner agencies and organisations to ensure coordinated and seamless support for our young people.
  • Empowerment and resilience-building: There is the potential for facilitating workshops, training sessions, and group activities that enhance life skills, emotional well-being, and self-confidence among care experienced young people

Key Requirements:

  • A background in youth work, advocacy, or a first hand understanding of care experienced young people, which will enable you to relate to their experiences and challenges they face
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, allowing you to build strong relationships and engage effectively with a diverse range of individuals.
  • Strong organisational and time management abilities to ensure the efficient delivery of support services.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, when/if required on occasions.
  • The role entails travelling both within Warwickshire and out of county, therefore regular access to a vehicle will be required.

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

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.