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Leaving Care Personal Advisor - Warrington

Job Title: Leaving Care Personal Advisor - Warrington
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Warrington
Salary: £21.22 - 21.22 per hour
Start Date: 20/06/2024
Duration: 3 months initially
REF: SD1705202405
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

Leaving Care Personal Advisor - Warrington 

Are you a passionate, dedicated Leaving Care Personal Advisor looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Leaving Care Personal Advisor to join a Children in Care and Care Leavers Team based in Warrington.

Umbrella Rate: £21.22 per hour 

Duration: 3 months initially 

Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00, 37 hrs/week – Hybrid

Leaving Care Personal Advisor role: Full JD Available

  • Provide direct support to children and young adults aged 16 – 25 years, supporting and advising them to live independently as they make their journey into adulthood
  • Work with a range of differing needs/ complexities
  • Maintain regular contact with the young people
  • Form strong, trusting working relationships with the young people
  • Provide practical and emotional support
  • Assist with issues of accommodation, income, health, education and training
  • Assist the young people in developing their own ability to negotiate with agencies and others within their community
  • Provide advice and guidance or signposting to various support services
  • Contribute to their pathway plan
  • Ensure that Pathway Plans are reviewed and updated on a regular basis
  • Review the needs of the children and young people
  • Work in partnership with a range of agencies ensuring that young people leaving care receive the highest standard of service
  • Seek the views of the young people on the service delivery
  • Advocate on behalf of young people with other agencies
  • Travel/ respond to crisis as they arise
  • Attend care leaver forums, working with the Participation Officer to offer additional support to the young people
  • Keep up to date records on the council’s IT system

Essential Requirements

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • Significant experience of direct work with young people leaving care
  • High level of understanding of the educational, employment and social care needs of young people leaving care
  • Knowledge of child development and the potential impact of neglect and abuse
  • Ability to carry out assessments of need, complete Pathway Plans, review work with young people and key professionals
  • Demonstrate the ability to work constructively with other professionals and agencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Leaving Care Personal Advisor friends or colleagues.

If you are a Leaving Care Personal Advisor and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.