Young Person’s Adviser (Leaving Care)

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  • Salary:
    £16.49 - £18.00 / Hour
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    9 hours ago
  • Category:
    Social Work
  • Deadline:
    August 25, 2019

Islington Council are currently working alongside Spencer Clarke Group to recruit an Young Persons Advisor (Care Leavers)

 The role is Full Time and operates on a 6+Month ongoing contract We are looking to get someone started as soon as possible.

The Hourly rate is up to £18 Negotiable dependent upon experience and we are hoping to get someone started as soon as possible.

Your Role;

  • To case manage young people leaving care and who have left care, including those with high and complex needs, who require personal advisor services.
  • To work jointly with the children looked after social worker to assess and plan for a  young person whilst they are eligible and then taking on full case responsibility for a young people when they cease to be looked after. 
  • To effectively communicate to young people what support they can except to receive via the leaving care service and their role in maintaining this support once they leave care. 
  • To encourage and empower young people to participate in planning and decision making for their futures
  • To promote positive outcomes for young people by supporting them to maintain accommodation, seek and maintain employment, education and/or training.

Essentials;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the legislation relating to Children Looked After and Leaving Care and the Care Matters and Youth Matters agenda. 
  • Direct experience of working with looked after young people and young adults between 16 and 25. 

If you know of anyone that may be suitable and interested in the role, please pass on this advert and our details and activate your £250 referral bonus

We also have a number of role across the UK so get in touch!!!

If you are interested in this role or would like to know more information, please contact Khalsa at Spencer Clarke Group

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