Personal Adviser (IAG)
Hertfordshire County Council
Personal Adviser (IAG)
North Herts & Stevenage (Office Base Stevenage)
£26,999 - £29,636 pa (Qualified) £24,799 - £26,999 pa (Unqualified)
YC Hertfordshire enables young people to succeed through the delivery of targeted prevention and early intervention to address emerging needs, improve life chances and reduce escalation to more expensive and intensive services. It supports young people who are challenged in education, their communities or home life to ensure a successful transition to adulthood.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team to deliver information, advice and guidance to adults and young people. You will ensure the needs of clients are met so that they are confident in accessing education, training or work. You will engage with a caseload of clients through a variety of settings, providing support and identifying and addressing their barriers to personal development, learning and work through both one to one and group work interventions.
You will also deliver our traded services within educational and other sectors incorporating both group work and one to one delivery of careers advice to young people and young adults. Using assessment frameworks, you will determine young people’s needs and support them in accessing appropriate programmes and support, developing clear plans of action, referring to specialist and/or statutory agencies when required.
We are seeking enthusiastic, adaptable and resilient individuals, able to respond quickly to the evolving needs of young people and the organisation. Ideally you will have previous experience of working intensively with young people with a range of needs and backgrounds.
For the qualified post you will need to have a relevant qualification such as: Diploma in Careers Guidance parts 1 and 2; QCG and or Level 6 in Advice and Guidance or be part qualified with the QCG, or equivalent, and evidence of relevant continuing professional development and the ability to put learning into practice.
For the unqualified post you will need appropriate prior learning that will enable you to undertake the QCF Level 6 Advice and Guidance.
In addition, you will have excellent communication and IT skills as you will record data on relevant management information systems, producing reports and correspondence as required.
You will be required to travel across the county so access to a vehicle is essential.
For further information about the role, please contact Claire Feenan on 01438 843990 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
To apply, please click on apply to visit our website.
Interview date: 17 October 2019.