Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Leaving Care Personal Advisor

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Advisor to join the Care Leavers team in the Sheffield area.

This position is:

  • * Full time - 37 hours per week

  • * Initial 3 month contract, with the possibility of extension

  • * ASAP start

The purpose of this role is to secure good outcomes for children, young people and their families by providing high quality services based on the experience and progress of children in care and care leavers.

You will deliver an efficient and effective leaving care service to young people that supports the outcomes of Keep on Caring and related national and local priorities and policy objectives.

We are looking for applicants who can support and advise young people leaving care by helping them to find suitable accommodation, assistance in budgeting and spending decisions, education, employment and training by undertaking a high-quality needs assessment and pathway plans alongside social workers and working with other multi agency partners.

You will act as an advocate for young people and support them to make decisions for their future.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience of working with young people leaving care or in a related field with experience of multi-agency planning with a basic understanding of the law relating to the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 and the Children and Social Work Act 2017.

You will have an understanding of adolescence in relation to developmental, familial, social and environmental factors that impact on young people's wellbeing.

You will need to be an excellent communicator, understanding and encouraging resilience in young people; be able to negotiate and resolve conflict and problems.

You may be asked to travel and escort young people out of Sheffield and may have to work evenings and weekends as part of a rota, however additional payment will be made if you work out of hours.

This job is extremely rewarding and you will make a difference to a young person's life!

If you are interested please call Emily at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
, A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
, Exceptional referral bonuses- £250 per referral placed in work
, An extensive & exclusive range of Social work vacancies across the UK
, Nationwide provider of Social work staff to over 200 local authorities
, Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training
, DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.