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Local Area Co-ordinator

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Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£23,868 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Leicestershire County council (Long Clawson and Bo, Groby Road, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA 


Closing date:12 March 2018 at midnight 

We are looking for an exceptional person to join the Local Area Co-ordination team. You will work alongside individuals, communities and partner organisations to identify what a vision for a good life and community is and help indiviiduals to work closer to towards their goals. You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people and partner organisations.
  • NVQ level 4 qualification or equivalent
  • Relevant experience (paid or voluntary) of working with individuals and communities, e.g in a community development context
  • Skills and experience in influencing, managing and supporting change at an individual, family, community and system level
  • Experience of working with individuals who may be experiencing challenging issues/circumstances in a sensitive and professional manner, including being able to diffuse difficult situations
  • Capable of working autonomously, analysing problems and reaching creative solutions
  • Understanding and practical experience of advocacy/ self advocacy
  • Experience of working effectively and collaboratively in partnership with other agencies, including voluntary and community sector organisations
  • Experience of supporting people to plan for the future
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 Anna Christie, Tel: 07951 486235 Email:

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