Job Reference: 56984
- Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
- £12.2 - £12.2 per hour
- Temporary / Full Time
Seven Social Care is looking for an Achievement Adviser to help within the Children, Families and Cultural Services for Nottinghamshire County Council.
The main role of an Achievement Advisor would be to promote the access of looked after children (16/17yr olds) and care leavers aged 18 – 24 years to appropriate employment, education and/or training provision that meets their needs, raises aspirations and enhances employability potential.
- To identify those 16/17 yr. old looked after children and 18 – 24 yr. old care leavers who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) and contribute to Personal Education Plans (PEPs), Employability Assessment PEPs, Pathway Plans or other assessments to raise aspirations and support young people in reaching Education, Employment and/or Training goals.
- To contribute to and develop the Achievement Service offer as part of Nottinghamshire’s Local Offer for Care Leavers
- To develop protocols as required with local Job Centre Plus and DWP that aim to prevent benefit sanctions and support the goal of Job Centre Plus in getting young people into work/appropriate training.
- To develop work experience and employability opportunities within NCC, its’ suppliers, local businesses, national organisations and the voluntary sector to enable young people to enter the world of work.
- To support Further and Higher Education opportunities by reviewing and implementing the Department’s financial policies to support these students .
- To provide advice, guidance and information to Social Workers (for 16/17 yr. olds), Personal Advisors (18 – 24 yr. olds) and other appropriate colleagues regarding the variety of EET opportunities.
- To assist, develop and deliver individual/group sessions or drop-in sessions with young people/staff to address specific EET issues such as job search, CV writing, interview skills and other activities to promote aspiration and employability among care leavers particularly those who are NEET
- Qualifications: NVQ level 3 in Mathematics and English, knowledge of direct work with disadvantaged young people aged between 16-24, particularly around EET and adult learning. Knowledge on how to develop relationships with young people and delivering effective group work. knowledge of key related agencies and organisations
- Experience: Experience of direct work with disadvantaged young people aged between 16-24, particularly around EET and adult learning. Demonstrate the ability to move young people in to EET successfully and supporting them to maintain this.
- Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
- Travel: Clean UK driving license and access to a vehicle for business purposes
- Hours: 37 hours p/w.
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