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DATE ADDED: Wed 05/06/2019

Senior Personal Adviser - Children Leaving Care Team

London, UK

JOB TYPE: Temporary

SALARY: £18 - £22/hour

We are looking to recruit a Personal Advisor - Children Leaving Care Team within the Social Care Industry. Our client has a well-structure and organised team that are looking to grow their staffing levels. The role offers flexible working hours and has a supportive team culture with regular supervision on cases. Croydon is embedding a systemic approach and is currently undergoing a number of changes focussed on reducing caseloads and improving outcomes for families. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and supportive team within Croydon City Council.

Main duties include:

* Befriending, advising, assisting and supporting young people leaving the care of the local authority and moving onto independence as per the Children Leaving Care Act 2000

* Reviewing or supporting the review of the pathway plan, and when necessary amending previously agreed recommendations set out in the young person's Pathway Plan

* Working directly with care leavers, aged 16 plus, to facilitate their transition to adulthood and independence from local authority care, ensuring the young people's objectives that are set out in their Pathway Plan are met

* Undertaking assessments such as Community Care Assessments to ensure asylum seeking young people's entitlement to leaving care support is ongoing if Immigration status changes

* Developing close and effective working relationships with key statutory and voluntary agencies and partners to facilitate a planned and coordinated multi-agency response to the identified needs of care leavers

* Preparing and maintaining appropriate written records

* Liaising with various agencies in pathway planning to ensure young people are aware of their entitlements in regards to their asylum outcome

* Taking part in a duty system

* Developing and sustaining good working relationships with young people


Benefits of Working with Croydon City Council:

Our Client has free onsite parking with the opportunity for role progression and training for both perm and temporary staff within the authority. They offer a very competitive pay rate which exceeds most of the surrounding areas.

Why Choose Ackerman Pierce?

Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment industry where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.

To discuss the vacancy further or any other opportunities we have in Croydon, please contact Nicole Stewart or email in your updated CV to us today
Role: Senior Personal Adviser - Children Leaving Care Team
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Greater London,

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