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Personal Advisor – Care Leavers – London

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Job Category: Administration
Job Type: Contract Temporary
Job Location: Greater London London
Reference: SW232706

iPeople SC Solutions is currently recruiting for Personal Advisor – Care Leavers for our clients based in London and surrounding areas.

The successful post holder will manage and support an allocated caseload of young people aged 16 and above, who are eligible for leaving care services, having key responsibility to ensure the provision and co-ordination of practical, personal, emotional, social and financial advice, to enable care leavers to achieve a successful transition to adulthood and promote their independence.

The successful post holder will also develop an effective working relationship with young people eligible for leaving care services in order to motivate and effectively support them to engage in education, training and employment, and to ensure they effectively handle their finances, live in suitable housing, and have the necessary emotional resilience and skills for independence. 

Duties & Requirements:

  • Assess the needs of young people who are eligible for leaving care services by actively contributing to the assessment and preparation of the Pathway Plan so that young people are supported to achieve independent living.
  • Contribute to the involvement and participation of young people in the development and delivery of their Pathway Plans and develop creative approaches that will fully engage young people in the process.
  • Ensure that the Pathway Plan is reviewed at the prescribed intervals, and be responsible for convening additional reviews when circumstances significantly change.
  • Revise and amend assessments to inform the Pathway Plan.
  • Co-ordinate how services are provided for the young person in a timely way, developing constructive professional relationships to enable the young person to succeed in their transition to independence and adulthood.
  • To develop and explore new ways of working in partnership and collaboration with other agencies and professionals to enhance the lives of those moving to employment and independent living.
  • To offer consultation and support to social workers and others who are actively involved with young people, developing co-ordinated and effective solutions to meet their needs as they move toward independence.
  • Write reports in relation to individuals as required.
  • Develop and maintain full and accurate information about services for young people and ensure the information is accessible and available to young people, families and professionals.
  • Assist young people to develop individual financial capability.
  • To undertake any other work appropriate to the level and general nature of the duties of the post.


  • Prior experience of working with care leavers in a local authority statutory setting as a personal adviser.
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service

If you are interested in this position, please apply with your CV.

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