The role of the Personal Advisor is to provide young people leaving care with advice and guidance. To assist young people in their participation in pathway planning to ensure that their pathway plans properly reflect their individual strengths, aspirations and needs.
You will also need to make appropriate assessments of individual’s needs in collaboration with the Children Looked After Social Workers and other agencies as required. The position involves a wide, varied and often changing range of tasks, so you would need to use your initiative, be able to work under pressure in a busy environment, and be committed to provide the best service possible to those requiring support.
The successful candidate will have experience of assessments, person centre planning and care management skills working actively with all partners to identify and meet individual’s needs. The post holders will need to have team working skills, the ability to produce innovative solutions and be forward thinking to help develop the service. The ability to liaise with other professionals to be able to provide excellent outcomes for young people leaving care.