Ref. 64749

Connexions Personal Adviser

  • Location: Dudley, England
  • Salary: £129.72 - £129.72 per day
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing is working with Dudley Council to recruit a Connexions Personal Adviser for their Family Solutions Service.

ICT literate in word processing and spreadsheets as a minimum

This post is subject to the DBS checking process

Driving Licence will be subject to checking with the DVLA. It is a council

requirement to have Business Use Car Insurance and a valid MOT certificate

(For cars over 3 years old

Job Purpose:

To provide Impartial Careers Information, Advice and Guidance to young people aged 13 – 19 years (up to 25 years with learning difficulties and/or disabilities) on a range of issues to include learning, access to post 16 opportunities, housing, and benefits and provide intensive support to access these. 


– To provide Information, Advice and Guidance and specialist information for young people aged 13-19 years (up to 25 yrs with learning difficulties and/or disabilities) in a variety of settings including schools, post 16 providers, home visits and outreach locations.

– Be able to deliver effective Careers Guidance to young people in order to support and promote post 16 transition.

– To identify the needs, abilities and barriers affecting young people through consistent and competent assessment using appropriate diagnostic processes and tools.

– To effectively contribute to Early Help Assessment processes and support mechanisms where appropriate

– Develop, co-ordinate and maintain effective transition arrangements for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities in line with current and future legislation.

– Contribute to EHCP process demonstrating thorough understanding of the needs and options available to young people with SEN and planning for PFA (Preparing for Adulthood).

– Identify and influence future provision for young people through analysis of needs and effective liaison with education, employment and training providers.

– Advocate on behalf of young people, mainly vulnerable young people, supporting them to make well-informed choices about their future education, training and employment plans.

– Manage a caseload of clients, supporting them individually via one to one support, advocacy and dealing with other professionals and developing relationships with parents/carers as part of an on-going basis.

– Co-ordinate, organise, lead and attend meetings, and become lead professional where suitable for vulnerable young people around areas relating to Early Help, transition planning assessment, out of borough residential college procedures, transport etc, working closely alongside partners and key professionals.

– Prepare statistical reports relating to casework, outcomes and destinations and any administrative work to ensure the operation of the service.

– Organise and deliver programmes of small and large group work to help young people engage with and progress in education, learning and work.

– Network with other professionals to understand their services and role in supporting young people and to establish and develop appropriate links.

– Make use of ICT, complying with all needs and requirements in light of data protection and safeguarding.

– Actively promote equality and diversity. Recognise and actively challenge stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination.

– Any other duties required as part of the role.

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