Personal Advisor

Surrey, Surrey

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW50451_1543854700
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2018-12-03
  • Location: Surrey, Surrey
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2018-12-24
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a Personal Advisor to join a fast-paced Leaving Care Team within the Surrey area.

Working within the Leaving Care Team to provide help to young people who have left care to make a successful transition into adulthood. The post does this by providing the young people with a range of practical help and support including developing independent living skills, help to manage housing, assessment and referral to other agencies and working with asylum seekers.

The responsibilities of the Personal Advisor includes:

  • To undertake a range of practical tasks that will help the young people achieve goals in key areas of their life, such as education, employment, health and accommodation
  • To keep in regular contact with young people and to take action to re-establish contact with young people who have ceased contact with the service
  • To provide practical advice to young people when they request it, and to put them in contact with appropriate staff/agencies when more specialist advice is required
  • To provide sustained support to young people to enable them to access and maintain education, training and housing
  • To help to develop and implement individual pathway plans to ensure these meet the needs of young people

Requirements of a Personal Advisor:

  • 2 years recent experience of working with vulnerable young people
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Knowledge of the statutory requirements of the Children Act and Children (Leaving Care) Act and Children and Social Work Act
  • An understanding of the need for procedural and administrative processes, including case recording

Salary: Up to £19.00 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Personal Advisor

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