Overview

Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

We are seeking compassionate and dedicated Personal Advisers to support care leavers aged 16 to 24 in their transition to independent living. As a Personal Adviser, you will be responsible for providing guidance, advocacy and practical assistance to empower care leavers to achieve their goals and navigate the challenges of adulthood.

If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of care leavers and have the skills and experience to support them on their journey to independence, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Carol Johnson on 07484 900360 or Isabella Stecka on 07795 307575.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 6th May and Interviews are planned for week commencing 13th May 2024.

About you

You must have a minimum of an NVQ level 3/A levels relevant qualifications.

You should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the specific issues faced by young people who have experienced care.

You will need to have strong communication skills, interpersonal and advocacy skills and be able to present information in different formats, as is suitable for the audience.

You will have the ability to work collaboratively to achieve improved outcomes.

You will have knowledge of the relevant legislation and policies that relate to care leavers.

The successful candidates must have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle, and must be willing to travel around and outside the Cambridgeshire Local Authority areas (Travelling is essential to this role as you).

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure with Adult and Child Barred List checks obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 

http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/council/jobs-and-careers

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