The starting salary for this position is £31,273 per annum, working 36 hours per week.
Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our current vacancies which are available to all.
We are a busy and supportive team working with Care Leavers who were unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.
As a Personal Advisor you will be the allocated Worker for young people as well as participating in the team duty system. You will be responsible for regularly reviewing Pathway Plans and ensuring case records are up to date. Good recording and report writing skills are therefore essential.
You will have experience of direct work with young people as well as knowledge and experience of working with young people leaving care.
You will also have experience of working with asylum-seeking young people, and an understanding of the issues that they face, plus a good working knowledge of relevant legislation. You will be a good team player and be open to learning and developing your knowledge and skills.
Our office base is Consort House in Redhill. We work in an agile way and have been home-based during the COVID19 pandemic but we are gradually returning to our office base. The role involves travelling to see our young people who live across Surrey, in London and often much further afield.
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For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 26/09/2021 with interviews to follow.
This is a 12 month secondment / fixed term contract.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
For an informal discussion contact Judy Joseph by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.