Personal Advisor Leaving Care

14.82 - 14.82 GBP Hourly + GBP14.82/hour
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Leaving Care, Personal Advisor

Worcestershire's Care Leavers service is changing and they are working alongside Spencer Clarke Group to recruit 2x Personal Advisor on long term on-going contracts.

Worcestershire County Council have a clear Improvement Plan and are making strides in delivering the objectives of the Care Leavers Strategy. The focus is building effective relationships with young people with an aim to support them on the road to adulthood. If you are committed to improving outcomes for Care Leavers and adept at working in a changing and 'can do' environment then please apply.

To apply for the Personal Advisor Role you will have -

• Experience of working with young people and their families in a social care, educational or voluntary setting.
• Understanding of dimensions and young people's needs and factors that impact on young people's well being.
• Good working knowledge of the range of issues that care leavers might expect to face as they make their transition to adulthood.
• Understanding of the additional vulnerabilities and needs of young people with disabilities and who are asylum seekers.
• Knowledge of how to promote safeguarding for young people.
• Understanding of the specific role and responsibilities of individual Children's Services agencies.
• Knowledge of local arrangements and services to provide health, housing and accommodation, careers and training and financial support

In order to apply for the leaving care personal advisor role please send your CV below and contact Thomas Humphreys on (Apply online only)