Job Reference: 59191
Personal Advisor – Leaving Care Team
- Darlington, County Durham
- £13.44 - £16.54 per hour
- Temporary / Full Time
Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Personal Advisor to work with the Leaving Care Team in Darlington. This position is initially for a period of 4 months and is paying £13.44 – £16.54 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options available).
To provide appropriate assessment of needs for young people who are preparing to leave care and the development of an effective Pathway Plan to help meet these needs. To provide a ‘flexible’ service, outside normal hours where necessary, to help achieve the objectives of the department. To fulfil all aspects of Children Leaving Care Act (2000).
- To provide advice and support to young people who are eligible, relevant and formerly relevant under the Children Leaving Care Act 2000
To work directly with each young person leaving care to ensure that an agreed pathway plan is in place
To ensure that pathway plans are carries through within allocated budgets.
Ensure effective liaison with all relevant partners to ensure that Leisure, Health, Education, Training Employment and Accommodation issues can be address appropriately.
To plan, develop and deliver all aspects of the services as may be required by line management.
Respond effectively to the needs of care leavers living independently. Maintaining contact with care leavers until the age of 21 years where required.
To provide, negotiate or commission effective service responses to an individual young person’s needs, which also meet their expressed wishes.
To ensure ongoing evaluation and review of individual cases.
Consult and involve young people in the development of services.
To facilitate and encourage group work, determining and evaluating outcomes.
- Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 or equivalent. Relevant child care qualification i.e BTEC.
- Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
- Compliance: Current DBS check and references covering the last 2 years.
- Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
- Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.
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