Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Personal Advisor

Leaving Care Personal Advisor needed with West Sussex County Council



Start Date- ASAP


Location - Bognor


Duration - Initially 3 months


Hours per week - 37 hours per week


Salary - £17.59 per hour


West Sussex County Council are looking for a personal advisor to work within their leaving care team.

This position is a full time flexible, hybrid working role.

You will be required in the office once a week as well as conducting face to face visits, but the remaining time can be worked from home.


Description:



  • As a personal advisor you will be required to manage a caseload of care leavers, providing them guidance, support, and advice within the statutory framework for providing services.

  • Personal advisors are required to support care leavers to enable them to gain practical self-care skills and allow them to understand and manage themselves as an individual as well as their relationship with others.

  • Personal advisors draw up and implement Pathway Plans which are appropriate to the young person's circumstances, needs, potential and aspirations.

  • As a personal advisor you are the advocate on behalf of care leavers and work in partnership with statutory and voluntary sector agencies and professionals to ensure effective co-ordination and provision of services to care leavers.

  • Personal advisors are expected to work within the office 1 day per week and conduct face to face visits


What is required?



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

  • Experience of working with young people and multi-agency working

  • Evidence of good assessment skills, including the ability to ensure regular reviews and risk management with a variety of young people.



If you are interested, please call Erin Webbe on 01772 208964 or email me your CV - erin.webbe@servicecare.org.uk



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 to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.