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Volunteer Development Officer

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:1 x FTE in Hinckley locality, 1x FTE NW Leics, 0.5 FTE in Harborough locality, Leicestershire, LE 


Closing date:17 July 2019 at midnight 

These posts are based in the following localities: 1 x FTE Hinckley and Bosworth, 1 x FTE North West Leics and 0.5 FTE Harborough

To support and facilitate the work of volunteers across a locality. To support volunteers to work with children, young people and families who are at risk of poor outcomes and in need of additional support. To assist, promote and enable parent participation in the Children and Families Wellbeing Service.
  • Good standard of education
  • NNEB/NVQ3 or equivalent in Childcare, Youth & Community, Health & Social Care, IAG, Community Regeneration
  • Significant experience of working with volunteers
  • Experience of inter-agency work
  • Experience in delivering training
  • Comprehensive understanding of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the child
  • Understanding the risk and protective factors including the principles of effective practice
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in a multi-agency context, including the ability to operate in a variety of different settings with both clients and professionals
  • Good oral and written communication skills, including presenting information to professional partners, good recording, administrative and report writing skills
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 Kate Walker on 0116 305 0030 or 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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