Location Leicester, Leicestershire
Job type Temporary
Salary £15 - £16 per hour
Reference MM - LeicPA
Date posted November 20, 2019
Duration 3 months
Maxxima's Social Work team are currently recruiting for Personal Advisers to fill a full-time job role in Leicester

The roles will be based within Social Services, who are looking for Personal Advisers to start as soon as possible on a full-time basis. The pay rate for this role is up to £16 per hour

Requirements and details of this vacancy

To work as part of a Team providing support to young people in care and care leavers to ensure a positive transition to adulthood and independence. The Team's priorities are to ensure that young people are living in suitable accommodation, have opportunities to engage in education, employment or training, and are able to contribute positively within their local communities.

Carries a case-load of eligible, relevant and former relevant young people, and to provide appropriate advice, support and advocacy to meet assessed needs
Contributes to assessments and preparation of Pathway plans and to carry out identified tasks within the child's plan ensuring service provision is appropriate and sensitive to the cultural needs of young people and their families.as agreed with Team Manager or allocated Social worker.

Progresses interventions with young people and their families according to methods and time scales agreed with Team Manager, including reviewing cases with Team Manager, IRO and Social worker and agree appropriate changes.

Arranges and co-ordinates the provision of services to Looked After Children and care leavers to meet assessed needs in partnership with the allocated Social worker and young person.

Maintains appropriate liaison with young people, Social Workers and involved agencies in order to monitor progress and well-being, retains focus of work and agrees future involvement of different agencies.

Carries out Access to Records requests.

Utilises supervision sessions with the Team Manager to ensure that work remains focused and effective and provides assistance to social workers in the team where identified as appropriate by the Team Manager.

Keeps written and electronic records on work undertaken and maintain case-files as required.

To take part in Team Duty Cover Rota but with support from qualified colleagues as deemed appropriate by Team Manager.


*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
*Exclusive opportunities you won't find anywhere else
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
*Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001

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Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.

The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1,500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post qualification experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.