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Personal Adviser

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  • Sector:

    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £16 - £17 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced Personal Advisor, working within the Leaving Care Team to provide help to young people who have left care to make a successful transition into adulthood. The post does this by providing the young people with a range of practical help and support including developing independent living skills, help to manage housing, assessment and referral to other agencies and working with asylum seekers.
Person Specification:
? Experience of working with vulnerable young people
? Knowledge of the statutory requirements of the Children Act and Children (Leaving Care) Act and Children and Social Work Act
? An understanding of emotional, physical and social needs of young people and their development
? Knowledge of confidentiality and it's limits
? An understanding of the difference between a professional and other forms of relationship with young people
? An understanding of the need for procedural and administrative processes, including case recording
? To understand the needs of children and young people from different racial and cultural backgrounds
This is a full-time contract-based role working 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 09:00-17:00 at a rate of £16-£17 per hour dependant on experience. The contract for this role is initially on a 2-week basis with a view to extend. If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now!