Personal Advisors (4 Posts) - Ref: CH16118

Walsall Borough
£25,212 - £29,614 per annum
14 Jan 2019
29 Jan 2019
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Personal Advisor (4 Posts) - Ref: CH16118 

£25,212 – £29,614 per annum

The role of PA is to support Young People leave Care as well as Care Leavers in the transition into adulthood as they move into independence. This is a crucial time for our young people and it is essential you work collaboratively with different agencies to ensure their needs are met.

Our priority is to help our Care Leavers access opportunities for education and employment. You will play a leading role in making sure our children in care and leavers get high quality support from us as corporate parents.

You will focus on the young person’s aspirations, needs and wellbeing to establish both a plan and a network of support.

You will passionately respect and honour their identity, believe and listen to them, inform and support them, find them a home and secure an education, training and employment opportunity, and overall be a champion for them.  

As part of the Government’s Rough Sleeper Initiative, personal advisors will also work with young care leavers who are at risk of rough sleeping, identifying accommodation pathways and provide the care they need to avoid.

To apply for this position you must hold a relevant professional qualification in health, education, housing or social care at NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent).

Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for this role. Walsall Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you would like to know more about this position please contact Sam Hanson or Pal Kaur or Rani Mann on 01922 650555 or by email or

  • Closing Date: Sunday 27th January 2019 at midnight
  • Interviews will take place on 7th, 8th & 11th February 2019

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The postholder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

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