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Organisation:LCC 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£18,499 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

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

Reference:CYP0381 

Closing date:14 March 2018 at midnight 


At Leicestershire County Council we are committed to doing our best for children and families. We want children and families to thrive and flourish and are prepared to go the extra mile to help them become the best they can be. In every part of our business, we are relentlessly focused on positive outcomes and we have the drive and enthusiasm to achieve our ambition.
 
We are currently looking to recruit to a number of social work posts across the social work teams which include our First Response Children’s Duty Team, Child Protection Teams and our Child in Need teams (Strengthening Families). If any of these roles interest you we would like to hear from you. We are looking for high calibre individuals to join us on our ‘road to excellence’. Our salaries are competitive but we know from our own staff that there are other reasons to come to Leicestershire: 
  • You will be well led by experienced managers within stable and strong teams.
  • We have a strong senior management team who are committed to creating a positive working environment for all workers and are striving to build an organisational culture based on learning and growth.
  • With an explicit practice framework to guide your work with families in Leicestershire, you will quickly understand the culture and ethos we are creating. We have adopted the Signs of Safety practice model and this approach supports our values of partnership and working with others.
  • Leicestershire has a strong child’s voice strategy and our practice methodology ensures this aspect of our work is prioritised.
  • All teams have regular time to learn together each month and we are building a new ‘practice excellence’ team led by our principal social worker who will support teams to reflect and learn together.
  • With experienced people around you will receive regular individual and group supervision to provide both support and challenge.
  • Genuine recognition and acknowledgement for your efforts and accomplishments from senior managers.
  • Three internal staff conferences each year to showcase good practice and explore challenges of practice.  
 
 Additionally, there are a range of corporate benefits including
  • Child care vouchers
  • Well regarded employee counselling services
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Option to purchase of additional leave
  • Discounts at high-street stores and supermarket shopping
  • Special offers on leisure activities and gym memberships
 
For more about working in Leicestershire go to:
 
Leicestershire County Council is looking for passionate and skilled social workers, who are committed to practice excellence and being the best you can be for the families you work with. You must be someone who is able to challenge and be challenged.
 
Make an application and we will work with you to carefully match your skills, experience and interests with posts that we have vacant.
 
The role currently on offer here is for a full time, 2 year Fixed Term Contract Permanency Coordinator for the Permanence team. Internal Secondments will also be considered.    
 
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.       
 
For informal enquires please contact: Gemma Barber, Email: Gemma.Barber@leics.gov.uk    
 
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