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Support and Assessment Worker

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£25,485 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:V & A Building, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 


Closing date:26 September 2021 at midnight 

To undertake parenting support and assessment programme with families experiencing significant difficulties, including kinship carers and foster carers. To undertake direct work with children and young people to meet their identified need. 
  • Level 3 childcare qualification (NNEB/NVQ3) or equivalent
  • Experience of working with parents and children
  • Understanding of social and environmental factors that have an affect on vulnerable, children, young people and families.
  • Knowledge of Child Development
  • Knowledge of Home Safety Issues
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding children issues
  • Knowledge of basic child behavioural techniques
  • Awareness of the cultural, racial, linguistic and religious background of children, young people and families.
  • Knowledge of Every Child Matters agenda
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to work creatively
  • Ability to communicate clearly with children, young people, parents, colleagues and other professionals
  • Ability to work with a range of professionals and engage in multidisciplinary work
  • Able to engage parents and carers in preventative work.
  • Able to assess impact of work in providing improved outcomes for children, young people and families.
  • Time management skills and able to respond flexibly to changing requirements
  • Able to apply principles of equal opportunities in practice
  • Able to use information technology applications e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Word and database applications as relevant to the department.
  • Able to produce clear, accurate records and reports
  • Attendance - 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.
  • 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.
  • Must have satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure.
  • Able to work outside normal office hours including early mornings evenings and weekend (usually planned in advance)
This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Geraldine Parkinson, Tel: 0116 305 5219 Email: OR Sue Moseley, Tel: 0116 305 9047 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.
We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department.  We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and families.
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.
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