Personal Advisor (Young Adults Service)



Closing Date:

12 Feb 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: PO1

Salary: £35,217 – £37,038 per annum

Full Time, Permanent (36 Hours per week)

Closing Date: Sunday 12th February 2023

Interview Date: To be confirmed

About the Service

The Young Adults Service invites applications from experienced, and child-focused practitioners.

We are a busy and supportive service working with looked after children and young people leaving care aged 16 to 25 years old and playing a vital role in ensuring positive futures. We also manage the referral and assessment for unaccompanied minors arriving in the borough aged 16 and over and ensure a robust response to age assessment requirements.

About the Role

To ensure the diverse population of care leavers are provided with the necessary support, to successfully make their transition to adulthood. To provide a high quality service to care leavers, working in partnership where possible with families, and other statutory and third sector organisations.

About You

• The post holder will be delivering a high quality service to care leavers aimed at ensuring best outcomes and enabling the young person to succeed as they make their transition to adulthood.

• You will be regularly prepare, update, review and implement pathway plans in conjunction with the supervising manager and ensure parallel planning where applicable.

• You will be working holistically with care leavers and families around times of transition and transfer to additional services where appropriate.

• You are required to work with care leavers who have additional needs such as complex mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, young parents (possibly subject to CP/Proceedings), immigration issues which also includes those who have an adult services lead worker.



In return, we will give you the time and support you need to make a difference. Alongside our generous learning and development offer, we offer a competitive salary package.

For a full list of benefits on offer, please visit our website:

For a full overview of the job responsibilities and Person Specification please see attached job description.


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