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Personal Advisor - Children and Families - Sheffield

Job Title: Personal Advisor - Children and Families - Sheffield
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: ​Yorkshire and The Humber
Industry:
REF: 757419
Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Description

Personal Advisor - Children and Families
Junior School, Sheffield
Umbrella Pay- £14.65 per hour
08/07/2024 – 4 months initially
Monday to Friday, 08:45 - 17:00, 37 hrs/week – Office based (may have to work evenings and weekends as part of a rota, however additional payment will be made if you work out of hours)
  
Our client are seeking a Personal Advisor to join a Care Leaver’s team at a Junior School based in Sheffield.
  • Undertaking high quality needs assessment and pathway plans alongside social workers
  • Participate in Looked After Children reviews where a child is under 18
  • Encourage and empower young people to participate in planning and decision making for their futures
  • Support and advise young people leaving care by helping them to find suitable accommodation, assistance in budgeting and spending decisions, education, employment and training
  • Support care leavers in accessing health services
  • Coordinate the provision of services and take reasonable steps to ensure the young person makes use of such services
  • Working with multi agency partners
  • Act as an advocate for young people and support them to make decisions for their future
  • Ensure young people are visited within agreed timescales.
  • Keep in touch with care leavers to monitor their progress and wellbeing, and ensure they are aware of the local offer for care leavers
  • Travel and escort young people out of Sheffield where necessary
  • Keep full, accurate and up to date records of contacts with the young person and services provided
Requirements
  • Significant experience of working with young people leaving care or in related field
  • Direct experience of working with looked after young people and young adults between ages 16 and 25
  • Experience of multi-agency planning and joint working for looked after young people
  • Understanding of legislation relevant to leaving care e.g. Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 and Children and Social Work Act 2017
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services in an equal opportunities employer.
Please email all CVs to Sammy Davis or call 02085149110 mobile 07570 819 831