Personal Advisor

Location
Darby House
Salary
£24,982 - £27,041 pro rata (£12.95 - £14.02 per hour)
Posted
17 Nov 2021
Closes
25 Nov 2021
Job Ref
TWC000005230
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

1 x Personal Advisor

Scale 6 £24,982 - £27,041 per annum

37 hours per week

Fixed term

As an Outstanding Local Authority our offer to care leavers requires an outstanding person.

We are currently recruiting an outstanding person with strong experience in working with young people   in transition age 16-25 and a track record of supporting them to be independent young adults ensuring they have a relevant, up-to-date pathway plan which considers the full range of needs and actions to aid transition into adulthood and independent living.

You will support them and encouraging them to attend lots of participation activities we offer locally and nationally. You will have experience of multi agency working to navigate the housing, benefits, education, training and jobs arenas with the young person and have evidence of excellent outcomes for young people. You also need to be able to show how you have supported young people (16-25) in understanding their life story and the impact of this on their emotional health and wellbeing.

The starting salary is negotiable depending on experience of between £24,313-£26,317 per annum.

High levels of supervision and team support, manageable case loads and training opportunities.

We work systemically with young people within Leaving Care, offering a relationship based approach

You will need to be an experienced in working with 16-25 year olds or have relevant transferable skills, be organised, proactive, can do person to join our personal advisor team and  support our young people to prepare for and transition into adulthood.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/children-act-1989-transition-to-adulthood-for-care-leavers

Please see Job Description

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Please apply online through WM JOBS. If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, or for more information, please contact:

Marie Hatton, Service Delivery Manager on 01952 385647 / email: marie.hatton@telford.gov.uk

Jeannine Bradley, Team Manager 01952 385810 / email jeannine.bradley@telford.gov.uk

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