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Personal Advisor

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03466
  • Published: Mon 18/11/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/01/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours/week
  • Salary: £29796 - £33759 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Camden, Peckham and Southwark, London, Southwark, London , Tooley Street, Southwark

The role IFE CHANGING OPPORTUNITIES DON'T COME ALONG EVERY DAY PERSONAL ADVISOR, CARE LEAVER'S SERVICE, CHILDREN'S SERVICES Salary up to £33,759 per annum, Inc. MULTIPLE POSTS AVAILABLE. The Southwark skyline is an impressive sight. The incredibly diverse range of buildings, offices and leisure facilities make it a real mix of old and new. Located south of the River Thames, Southwark extends into south-east London, encompassing some of the capital's cultural hotspots, vibrant communities and acclaimed green spaces. The area is undergoing major regeneration, as evidenced by the rise of the landmark Shard building. Southwark's vision of a Fairer Future for all, includes giving children the 'Best Start in Life', promoting a safe, stable and healthy environment where they have the opportunity to develop. Working with and supporting parents to secure the best possible outcomes in life, for them, their children, and their family. Offering them the right support, at the right time! Southwark has a varied mix of cultural communities, where over 120 languages are spoken in Southwark. We have all the challenges you'd find in any inner city area. Southwark Council's Leaving Care team is currently undergoing exciting change. Funded by the DfE Innovation programme, and working in partnership with Catch 22, we are trying to improve the outcomes of care leavers by exploring new ways of working. We are seeking personal advisors who are keen to join us on our journey and contribute to improving our service. We are an enthusiastic and supportive team, who are passionate about working with young people. We work systemically and collaboratively in small practice groups to help improve the lives of children and families. We are determined that all children enjoy good outcomes and are committed to Restorative Practices having a transformational impact on culture and professional practice working. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of, and help shape, the change in our service, and work to co-design the service with young people, local businesses and partners. We need people who are committed to improving the life experience for children and families and supporting them to manage without statutory support, when possible. We could use your help to deliver excellent, high quality, social work services to children and families, so join us and help us to create a culture which maintains its focus on families and prioritises direct work. The main purpose of the role is to work closely with the team to support and enable young people who are currently in care, those who have left care and are eligible for leaving care services to make a successful transition to adulthood through practical and planned interventions. A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level is required. Occasional requirement to work weekends and evenings. For an informal discussion about this role please contact: Andrew Fowler on 0207 525 0179 or email . Recruitment timetable Closing date - Sunday 1 December 2019 Interview date - Thursday 12 December 2019

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  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03466
  • Published: Mon 18/11/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/01/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours/week
  • Salary: £29796 - £33759 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Camden, Peckham and Southwark, London, Southwark, London , Tooley Street, Southwark

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