Islington Council are seeking 2 x Young Persons Advisors
To 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. This will be achieved by:
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.
You will be require to carry out home visits
You must have experience of working with young people, children and their families
Knowledge of relevant legislation, national standards, policy and practice, including current issues in safeguarding and the provision of leaving care services.
Please apply online with an up to date CV, If you are successful at CV stage you will be contacted and a full Job description will be sent to you.