Young Person Adviser

Location
Saltwells Education Centre, Bowling Green Road. Dudley DY2 9LY
Salary
£24,073 to £26,732 per annum
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
25 May 2019
Job Ref
Dudley000004463
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We are recruiting for 2 full-time Young Person Advisers to work within a stable but expanding Care Leavers' team. 

The post holder will work to achieve the best possible outcomes for care leavers, supporting their transition into adulthood and independence from local authority care.

Hours: 37 per week

Location: Saltwells Education Centre, Netherton

To manage a caseload in conjunction with a social worker for young people when they are Eligible Care Leavers, and once they cease to be looked after hold full case responsibility. Working with Care Leavers' up to the age of 25, line with Statutory Requirements. This will include providing advice and support (including practical support ) for care leavers to develop their independence skills and facilitate a smooth transition to adulthood.

You will be responsible for the co-ordination and review of individual Pathway Plans, in line with The Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 & Care Leavers (England) Regulations 2010 so young people are provided with the services they need to enable them to achieve their aspirations.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

It is a council requirement to have Business Use Car Insurance and a valid MOT certificate (For cars over 3 years old)Driving License will be subject to checking with the DVLA.

For further information please contact Deirdre Chin or Sam Thornton via email at deidre.chin@dudley.gov.uk  or samantha.thornton@dudley.gov.uk

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

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If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to the attached link:http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/

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