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Personal advisor Leaving care West sussex

  • Job reference: DH3007
  • Location: Horsham, West Sussex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description:
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Personal Advisor to work in Horsham West Sussex This vacancy will be within a Leaving Care Team

The leaving Care service provides support for Care Leavers & YP in Care aged 16-21 & up to 25 in some circumstances. The main function of the role is to work with individuals who are leaving care of the Local Authority, helping to assess & meet their learning, personal & social needs and to assist them in making the transition between care & independence & to make positive choices about their lives in particular education, training & employment.

Key Accountabilities

You will act as a professional representative for Care Leavers by working with a focus on delivering services to those people who access or need the service, in line with statutory duties, acting with integrity, professionalism & respect on behalf of the organisation, ensuring at all times the needs of individuals are paramount. Prepare for & work with individuals to assess their needs & circumstances through Pathway Planning, implement packages of intervention & support & evaluate & monitor progress considering best value options. Manage a caseload under regular supervision, assess needs, risks & options taking into account legal & other requirements.

Level of knowledge

Theoretical, practical & procedural knowledge of legislation & national policy developments regarding youth, & their implications in practice, in particular in the field of Leaving Care.

Understanding of working with individuals in crisis & the delivery of support & advice to enable & encourage them in their transition from adolescence to adulthood.

IT knowledge in order to maintain accurate records.

Qualifications & Professional Membership

Relevant degree or equivalent qualification or experience, demonstrating that level of applied knowledge in providing advice & support to people.

Relevant postgraduate professional qualification or equivalent qualification or equivalent demonstrable experience.

Experience

Significant experience of direct work with people who have a range of presenting issues.

Experience of working in a multi-agency, working in a partnership, working with people in crisis situation, good assessment

The work will involve significant exposure to people who access or need the service &/or subject matter which will regularly place emotional demands on the individual.

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 Delanie at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email Delanie.Heyes@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!