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Young Persons Advisor - Children's Services - North London- Social Care

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Industry: Social Care

Company: Tradewind Recruitment - Social Care

Location: North London

Salary: £15 - £19/hour

Young Persons Advisor - Children's Services - North London- Social CareDescription: Young Persons Advisor - Children's Services - North London We have an exciting new position for a Young Persons Advisor to join the Children’s Services in North London. DUTIES 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. REQUIREMENTS Considerable experience of working in Children’s Social Care services A relevant qualification to the field Knowledge and understanding of the legislation relating to Children Looked After and Leaving Care and the Care Matters and Youth Matters agenda Direct experience of working with looked after young people and young adults between 16 and 25 Experience of multi agency planning and joint working for looked after young people including some with more challenging needs

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