Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Young Persons Advisor

I am currently recruiting for a young persons advisor to work in Islington.


This role is initially for three months, working 35 hours per week.

Applying candidates will require an enhanced DBS to be considered for this role.


PRIMARY JO FUNCTION:


To achieve good outcomes for children looked after and those leaving care, to significantly reduce the gaps in outcomes between them and those within the general population.

This will be achieved by:


 Building effective relationships with the children, young people and their carers within your caseload, using a strengths based approach to achieve this.


 To have a thoughtful and relationship based approach, working collaboratively with professionals, carers and parents to ensure trauma informed care is provided, recognising the support needs of all placements, to promote stability and permanence for all children and young people.


 Being ambitious for every child to reach their potential in all aspects of their development including education, health and emotional wellbeing, from 0-25.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


1.

To contribute to the developing culture of trauma informed practice that helps to improve the quality of relationships with children and young people, through Motivational Practice.


2.

To deliver an efficient and effective leaving care service to young people that supports the outcomes of the The Children and Social Work Act 2017, Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000, and the Children Act 1989 in line with local and national policies.


3.

To assess risk and devise multi-agency plans for young people, whilst working closely with their professional network, parents and/or carers.


4.

Improve outcomes for children and young people by supporting them to come to terms with their losses, experience reparative parenting, establish meaningful relationships and by promoting their education, training and employment opportunities to enable them to lead fulfilling and successful lives.


If you are interested in this role, please contact Andy at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email andrew.quinney@servicecare.org.uk