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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Young Persons Advisor

West Midlands (County), UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £12.82 - £13.82/hour

Young Persons Advisor - Dudley MBC

We are looking for a Young Person Advisor to join the Care Leavers Team at our clients location

Hours = Full Time (37 hours per week)

Pay Rate = £12.82

Job Details:

To be responsible for all aspects of direct care for young people both Looked After and After Care.
To be responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of Pathway Plans and to ensure these are developed to meet with the young persons changing needs. In addition to explore and work towards young people
Contribute to the needs assessment, which helps formulate the first Pathway Plan for the young person to maximise their potential.
To manage a caseload in conjunction with a social worker of young people when they are
Eligible, and then taking on full case responsibility once they cease to be looked after, regularly review their progress and assess level of support required through regular review of Pathway Plans (minimum 6 monthly).
To be responsible for the co-ordination and management of individual Pathway Plans, in line with The Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000
To contribute to the effective and efficient use of the physical and financial resources of the council. To have responsibility for decision making for use of financial resources, using own initiative within the financial remit of the service.
Work actively to engage young people, parents, carers and families in decision making processes about their future choices and enable their development into effective adulthood by providing impartial support and guidance.
Liaise with other professionals and agencies to achieve optimal outcomes for children and young people.
Identifying the appropriate manner in which to communicate with young people, their parents and carers especially where special needs have been identified and traditional communication methods are unsuitable.
To understand and be able to use ICS/LAC/IT processes and maintain and keep up to date all written records.
To have a responsibility for safeguarding children and young people who are at risk of experiencing harm, neglect or abuse.
To offer a transitional service of advice and guidance to a young person when transferring to Adult Services where appropriate.
Advise, support and keep in touch with young people who have left care until they are 21 or 25 if in education or training.
Participate in a duty rota as directed by the team manager to ensure availability and continuity of services
Develop and sustain effective working relationships with the local community, colleagues and other agencies so as to promote collaborative working and partnership arrangements.
Establish, sustain and disengage from relationships with service users and their families.
Work flexible hours which include evenings and weekends in order to meet the needs of service users

If interested, please apply via this advert or get in touch with Adam from Service Care Solutions on or call on (phone number removed)
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