Connect2Staff are recruiting for a Personal Advisor for West Sussex County Council for the Leaving Care team.
The Leaving Care service provides support for Care Leavers & Young People in Care aged 16-21 & up to 25 in some circumstances.
The main function of the role is to work with individual young people, who are leaving care of the Local Authority, helping to assess & meet their learning, personal & social needs. To assist them in making the transition between care & independence & to make positive choices about their lives in particular education, training & employment.
Candidates will ideally have:
Significant experience of direct work with young people who have a range of presenting issues.
Experience of working in a multi-agency, working in a partnership, working with young people in crisis situation, good assessment skills.
Be self-motivated and able to use own initiative
Be able to work under pressure and in stressful and challenging situations
Be able to demonstrate sensitivity, vigilance and professionalism in their work
Have a can-do attitude and flexible approach
Eligible to work in the UKBenefits of working for Connect2Staff:
Free DBS and compliance service
Access to a wide range of roles nationwide, as well as exclusive roles to C2S
Your own dedicated consultant with extensive knowledge
Reward schemes such as Refer a Friend
Prompt and reliable payroll system
Work for an agency owned by Kent County Council
If interested in these roles or any other, please contact Sian Homer on (phone number removed) or email a CV to .
Connect2Staff is wholly owned by Kent County Council. In addition to our links with KCC, we can provide available work with the majority of the local authorities nationwide. Our commitment to you is we will work proactively and tirelessly to market you until we find you that perfect role.
All posts are subject to satisfactory DBS check and references.
Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates