Salary: £28,266-£32,309 (inc local weighting)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Are you looking for a children’s social work role that allows you to work in a less traditional, more forward-thinking and innovative way?
Are you passionate about making a positive and lasting difference to children and young people?
If you like to think outside the box and work in an agile way, these are the qualities that make Slough Children’s Services Trust an employer of choice. We’re currently seeking a Personal Advisor to join our Children Looked After and Leaving Care Hubs as we work to strengthen our Safe, Secure and Successful model.
Personal Advisors manage and monitor a workload of cases (of Eligible, Relevant, Former Relevant and Qualifying Care Leavers), and organise work activities while taking into account the need to prioritise tasks and responsibilities. They help ensure that Children Looked After and Care Leavers are at the heart of the service, are treated courteously and fairly, and are consulted on all aspects of their service provision.
For this role you will need a qualification in children/care work e.g. CQSW, NNEB, NVQ Level 3 in child or social care or youth work. you will need experience of direct work with young people and their families, an ability to work with challenging and resistant service users and a record of building sustained relationships with young people and families.
If you’re looking for a new challenge and want to be part of an exciting journey to turn children’s services around in Slough then come and join us. In return, we can offer you:
- Manageable caseloads
- Training and development opportunities
- Clear career pathways
- Agile working supported by technology
- Flexible working policies
- Friendly working environment and great colleagues.
Slough is one of the most diverse places in the country outside of London and a great place to live or work. In fact it’s the best place to live or work according to a survey by Glassdoor. Pleasant environments, above average salaries and a lower cost of living, mean an increased quality of life for employees. We’re also one of the most accessible places to be, nestled on the corner of the M25, M4 and M40, and less than 20 minutes by train to Central London.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Brent Lumley, Head of Service, on 01753 476708.
If you would like to apply for this post, please use the form below to submit your CV and apply online. Once submitted we will be in touch shortly to discuss your application. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com. The deadline for submitted applications is 5pm on Wednesday, 6 February.