Personal Advisor

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £14.62 - £16.00 / Hour
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
    Health & Social Care
  • Deadline:
    December 22, 2019

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely with Blackpool Council to appoint a Personal Advisor to their Supported Living Teams.

The roles are on an agency contract for a minimum of 3 months which is highly likely to be extended on an ongoing basis.

Rate of Pay£14 – £16 per hour. Negotiable depending on experience.

Location – Connexions Centre, 2-8 Market Street, Blackpool, FY1 1ET

The Main Purpose of the role:To work as part of a team providing support to young people in care and care leavers to ensure a positive transition to adulthood and independence. The team’s priorities are to ensure that young people are living in suitable accommodation, engage in aspirational education, employment or training opportunities and are able to contribute positively within their local communities.

Key Responsibilities:

ü  Carry a caseload of young people (eligible, relevant and former relevant), to listen to young people and to provide appropriate advice, support and advocacy to meet assessed needs.

ü  Support young people to ensure that they are living in suitable accommodation, engage in aspirational education, employment or training opportunities, develop healthy lifestyles and are able to contribute positively within their local communities.

ü  Engage complex and vulnerable young people and their families/carers.

ü  Support young people to ensure that they are living in suitable accommodation, engage in aspirational education, employment or training opportunities, develop healthy lifestyles and are able to contribute positively within their local communities.

ü  Provide targeted group interventions to reduce risk taking behaviour in young people.

ü  Recognise support and signpost service users with low level mental health (anxiety/depression).

ü  Work collaboratively with children, young people and partner organisations to undertake, record and review Pathway Plans and maintain records in accordance with procedures.

ü  Ensure that young people’s life chances are enhanced, that they have access to a wide range of opportunities and are able to activity take part in participation.

ü  To use computerised systems for the recording of information and data and ensure that all relevant records and documents are managed in accordance with policy and procedures and to keep up to date case records in accordance with policy and practice standards.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please send a copy of your most recent CV to dm@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk and contact Dane at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.

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