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Young Persons Advisor

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children
Care assistant/support worker
Islington, London
£19.01 to £19.01 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £19.01 per hour
Job Ref:

Young Persons Advisor - Islington - £19.01 per hour

We are currently looking for a Young Persons Advisor to join a fantastic team in Islington, London. The successful candidate must have NVQ4 in a relevant qualification, as well as previous experience of working with children, young people and their families.

As a Young Persons Advisor, you will achieve good outcomes for children looked after and those leaving care, to significantly reduce the gaps in outcomes between them and those within the general population.

The benefits of this Young Persons Advisor role include:

* £19.01 per hour
* Excellent training and development opportunities
* Stable and supportive team and management
* Good location

Duties as a Young Persons Advisor:

* Building effective relationships with the children, young people and their carers within your caseload, using a strengths-based approach to achieve this
* To have a thoughtful and relationship-based approach, working collaboratively with professionals, carers and parents to ensure trauma informed care is provided, recognising the support needs of all placements, to promote stability and permanence for all children and young people
* Being ambitious for every child to reach their potential in all aspects of their development including education, health and emotional wellbeing, from 0-25

Essential requirements of this Young Persons Advisor role:

* A relevant vocational qualification - at least to NVQ4
* Experience of working with young people, children and/or their families
* Ability to build relationships with children, young people and their families to deliver trauma informed interventions and help
* Knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, policy and practice, including current issues in safeguarding and the provision of leaving care services
* Ability to liaise effectively with partner agencies, independent sector and voluntary providers in Islington in services to care leavers
* The legal right to work in the UK

Why Liquid Personnel?

* We will assist you from the initial phone call onwards throughout the whole process
* Twice weekly payroll
* Competitive hourly rates
* Access to exclusive health and social care roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive health and social care knowledge
* Interview and coaching support
* Pre and post placement support to ensure you're happy in the role

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6965
Contact: Natalie Taylor

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