Personal Advisor #0008F27F1

June 13, 2024
£22 - £27 / hour

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

We would love you to join our Cared For Children –  Step Ahead Service, working with and supporting our care experienced young people in Rochdale!

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Step Ahead Service to provide advice, support and guidance to young people preparing to leave care. You will meet the responsibilities of the Local Authority for young people 16 years and over who have entitlement under the Children Leaving Care Act (2000).  The Personal Advisor plays a key role in supporting young people with their transition to adulthood and assists them to live an independent life in their community.

Personal Advisors establish and maintain positive relationships with young people to support them to prepare for adulthood, working proactively with appropriate partner agencies to assess the individual’s needs and ensure young people have positive outcomes.

Additionally you will be delivering high quality support for young people, managing existing and future risks through Pathway Plan assessments, and creating plans which ensure the individual needs and strengths of young people are appropriately considered.  This will include assisting young people to engage with support services provided by both statutory and voluntary agencies, thus ensuring the young person is appropriately supported and therefore able to contribute actively in the community.

The Personal Advisor holds a key role in providing advice and expertise to promote the service and represent the rights and needs of young people.

What we will do for you

We will provide you with a supportive and coaching environment, informed by our relational practice model.

You will have the full support of colleagues across Children’s Services, in an environment where we are all actively working to realise our ambition to provide services that are “good and beyond” for each child, young person and their family in our borough.

We want you to realise your ambition with us so that together we can make the biggest impact on improving outcomes for each and every child and family.

Flexible and agile working is embedded into our working.

Finally, nowhere else will you gain as much support and experience on the job, making us a sought-after place to work, so please get in touch and we look forward to reading your application form.

Casual User Car Allowance is payable at 45p per mile

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced DBS including a barred list check against the child workforce

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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