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Personal Advisor - Children and Adults Service - Southwark

Job Title: Personal Advisor - Children and Adults Service - Southwark
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Southwark
Salary: £25.40 - 25.40 per hour
Start Date: 22/11/2023
Duration: 3 months initially
REF: SD1711202303
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

Personal Advisor - Children and Adults Service - Southwark

Are you a passionate, dedicated Personal Advisor looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Personal Advisor to join a Children and Adults Service based in Southwark. 

Umbrella Rate: £25.40 per hour

Duration: 22/11/2023 – 3 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.15pm, 36 hrs/week

Personal Advisor role: Full JD Available

  • Direct work with up to 22 young people aged 18 and over who are currently in care, and those who have left care and are eligible for leaving care services
  • Support to make a successful transition to adulthood through practical and planned interventions
  • Visit the young people at a minimum of 8 weekly
  • Assess their needs, manage risks, safeguard, and promote positive outcomes
  • Identify the impact on young people of their own or other’s mental ill health, substance misuse, domestic abuse, physical ill health and disability, including those that may indicate risk
  • Pathway plans/ records of the visits are shared with young people and written up within 72 hours, these are written in a personalised way with young people a minimum of every 6 months, which pans out to be one completed week
  • Statutory reports are required whenever there is a significant change of circumstance
  • Routinely initiate contact with young people and their network in between visits
  • Demonstrate friendliness, reliability, and good listening skills
  • Support team members through conversion, joint visits, team meetings and supervision
  • Develop strong, trusting working relationships
  • Attend meetings, reviews and conferences where necessary
  • Maintain records and data as required, ensuring that case files are organised and up to date
  • Provide written and verbal reports, which are concise, informative and based on analysis of complex evidence, for a range of audiences, including young people, reviews, panels and other formal meetings, and court

Essential Requirements

  • Experience of working directly with vulnerable children and young adults, implementing effective interventions with successful outcomes
  • Knowledge of the health, education, training and work experience needs of young people and how these can be met
  • Understanding of the needs of care leavers
  • Knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory framework
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Must already have an Enhanced Adult DBS registered to the update service

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

If you are a 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.

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