Young Persons Advisor

 Locum Personnel



Posted on 25/05/2022
Category Local Government
Job type Contract
Salary £23.50 (Umbrella)
Ref ID DH1653498949
Contact Name Sean Stoney
Phone 01514402159
Your email address

ROYALTY FEE = £500 (minus 10% admin fee)

ROYALTY ID = DH1653498949

Job Description:

  • To case manage young people leaving care and who have left care, including those with high and complex needs, who require personal advisor services.

  • To work jointly with the children looked after social worker to assess and plan for a young person whilst they are eligible and then taking on full case responsibility for a young people when they cease to be looked after.

  • To effectively communicate to young people what support they can except to receive via the leaving care service and their role in maintaining this support once they leave care.

  • To encourage and empower young people to participate in planning and decision making for their futures.

  • To promote positive outcomes for young people by supporting them to maintain accommodation, seek and maintain employment, education and/or training.

  • To support to the ongoing development of life skills and independent living for young people who have left care.

  • To assist young people to build resilience and reduce vulnerabilities (in areas such as domestic violence, drug and alcohol misuse offending behaviour, sexual exploitation).

  • To facilitate direct access to advice and information and universal and targeted support services that meet the specific needs of young people.

  • To ensure that young people are continually engaged with the identified support services.

  • To undertake evening visits and duties as and when required.

  • To provide advice, information and support to other professionals about the service.

  • To ensure that all electronic recording is completed in a timely manner and regularly updated.

  • To maintain the quality professional standards for the service.

  • To promote user participation and consultation in the design, delivery and evaluation of services to young people leaving care.

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