16 December 2018
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Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com


PERSONAL SUMMARY

A sympathetic Advice Worker who thrives on making others feel valued. Maxine has extensive experience of helping vulnerable young people to identify and overcome barriers to their engagement in education, employment and training. She is very good at helping her clients to make informed life choices. On a personal level, she is always respectful and supportive of clients at all times, including those with disabilities, language issues and other barriers to accessing the service. In addition to this she is a good communicator, who has the ability to work independently, as well as part of a small team of staff and volunteers. Right now, she is looking for a suitable position with a company where she has the chance to make a real difference to other people's lives.


CAREER HISTORY

ADVICE WORKER - Start Date - Present
Employers name - Location 
Responsible for providing advice and guidance to adults who have complex needs.

Duties;

  • Giving specialist one to one advice to vulnerable people around issues such as housing and homelessness. 
  • Advising people with complex concerns such as mental health, emotional well being and drug and alcohol misuse.
  • Making home/outreach visits as necessary.
  • Maintaining detailed case records for the purpose of continuity of casework, information retrieval and providing reports where required.
  • Meeting officials from the local authorities. 
  • Signposting and/or referring clients to other agencies and service providers.
  • Supporting young people with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Listening to clients, both face-to-face and on the telephone.
  • Completing clear and accurate case records.
  • Liaising with other services on behalf of clients.
  • Using evidence based practice to influence clients towards change.


JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location

JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location


KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional 

  • Providing generic advice to homeless people.
  • Can give advice to people at their home as well as in community settings. 
  • Efficiently filing and maintaining case records.
  • Have experience of working with volunteers. 
  • Exploring options for people. 
  • Recognising the root causes of a problem.
  • Keeping up to date on important issues by attending the appropriate training.
  • Ability to sift through information and extract what is relevant.
  • Keeping private information confidential.  
  • Able to work as part of a team.

 

Personal

  • Have respect for views, values and cultures that are different to my own.
  • Willing to undertake some out of hours work appropriate to meeting the needs of the role. 
  • Committed to lifelong learning and gaining new skills. 
  • Sympathetic by nature and able to listen to emotional people.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Giving advice
Representing clients
Housing legislation
Career advice
Guidance
Group work
Destination tracking
Domestic abuse


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 

University name  -  Degree details               Study Dates
College name      -  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       -  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates


REFERENCES 

Available on request.
 



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