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Assistant Youth Worker

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 5 

Salary:£19,173 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Various locations, throughout, the, County, LE3 8RA 


Closing date:26 January 2020 at midnight 

Please Note: There are four vacancies based in different areas. They are - 1 x Hinckley & Bosworth, 1 x North West Leicestershire, 1 x Melton & 1 x Countywide

To assist in the delivery of group work provisions within Localities and engage with young people to develop their resilience and independence whilst managing any safeguarding and vulnerabilities.

  • Demonstrable experience identified within the section's below
  • Experience of working with young people who are vulnerable or from a hard to reach group
  • Awareness of issues affecting young people
  • Awareness and commitment to implement child protection and safeguarding procedures
  • Knowledge of ways of engaging and to maintain the attention of young people in a group work setting
  • The ability to support colleagues in delivering group work
  • Ability to identify and liaise with other relevant agencies
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • A flexible approach to working, including out-of-hours, and an ability and willingness to travel to various locations in a cost-efficient way
  • An understanding of, and commitment to equal opportunities, and the ability to apply this to all situations
  • Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010
  • The post holder must be willing to undertake further training within the Youth Justice professional development framework

This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check 
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires for the Hinckley & Bosworth or North West Leicestershire vacancies please contact Tanya Sanders, Tel: 07730582961 Email:
For informal enquiries for the Melton or Countywide vacancies please contact Penny Pugh, Tel: 0116 305 6352 Email:

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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