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Extended Personal Advisor

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA 


Closing date:09 August 2020 at midnight 

We currently have the following vacancies available:
1 x Full- time (37 hrs)
1 x Part-Time (18.5hrs)

 To support the work of Children in Care Service incorporating our Care Leaver Services 
  • Relevant paid or unpaid experience of working with care leavers with social care setting or similar 
  • Providing support services to young people leaving care
  • Experience of behavioural work with children/young people and their carers
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Knowledge of home safety issues
  • Knowledge of organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to work creatively
  • Knowledge of basic child behavioural techniques
  • Knowledge of the needs of older children
  • Ability to communicate clearly with children, young people, parents and other professionals
  • Ability to work with a range of professionals and engage in multidisciplinary work
  • Commitment to preventative work and demonstrable improved outcomes for children, young people and parents
  • To have good Time management / Organisational skills
  • To understand and apply County Councils Equal Opportunity Policy
  • To have good IT skills/email/Microsoft Word
  • Able to produce clear, accurate records and reports
  • Able to analyse information to reach sound decisions often under pressure and take responsibility for their outcomes and regular reporting to the team manager
  • Evidence of regular attendance at work
  • Ability to travel to service points within Leicestershire County Council in a cost-efficient way
  • Possession of a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle however a reasonable adjustment will be considered for an applicant with a disability
  • An understanding and commitment to Equal Opportunities and the ability to apply this to strategic work and day-to-day situations
  • Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment where appropriate in accordance with the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995
  • Availability to work outside normal office hours including possible early mornings, evenings and weekends 

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 please contact: Depa Bhundia Tel:0116 3056368 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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