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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

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


Closing date:21 September 2020 at midnight 

Fixed Term for up 18 months
This role has two main aims:
To act as a Practice Mentor Assessor (PMA) for Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) candidates in Adult Social Care, including supporting individuals with associated work as required, including handling difficult conversations and carrying out both formal and informal coaching approaches, and liason with operational managers regarding candidates, and to support the development of high quality social work in ASYE candidates, through observation, progress reports, reflective supervision and case discussions.
It will also:
Develop and implement a project plan that will support the future success of the ASYE programme in Adult Social Care, including leading working groups across Learning & Development and Adult Social Care, through liaising effectively with departmental colleagues to identify areas for development regarding the ASYE programme, and develop and deliver programmes to support this development.
The post holder will also maintain relevant social care skills and knowledge, and keep up-to-date with changes in legislation, case law and best practice and use this to inform effective, high quality learning and organisational development activities.

- Social Work qualification and Social Work England registration
- Practice Education Stage 2 Award

- Experience of having successfully supported the development of social workers both formally and informally
- Evidence of having led successful development projects with a wide range of partners
- Proven ability to deliver a wide range of projects/tasks on time and within budget
- Writing and presenting reports and analysis on various topics, such as learning and development and operational/service subjects
- Evidence of having modelled professionalism through practice skill, personal presentation and behaviour
- Experience of having monitored compliance of participants with the requirements of a programme (such as ASYE), the policies and procedures of the local authority, and statutory and regulatory requirements and guidance

- BASW Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) and Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF)
- Social Work England regulations and requirements
Skills and Competencies
Managing self

-Challenges behaviour and attitudes which are contrary to LCC values, and takes appropriate action
- Manages time effectively to ensure tasks are completed and deadlines are met
- Is self-reflective and able to use feedback to improve their performance
- Has confidence in their own decision making and ability to work autonomously, balanced with an ability to self-reflect and seek advice where necessary
Working with others

- Develops strong and appropriate relationships with all partners
- Is able to motivate self and others to work effectively as part of a project team or on own
Other requirements

- 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 asks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010
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 Madeleine McNeil, Tel: 0116 3056400 Email: madeleine.mcneil@leics.gov.uk

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.
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.
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