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Social Worker - Disabled Children's Service

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:Grades 10-11 £28,704 to £35,607 + market premium 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Coalville Children and Family Well-being Centre/ R, 3 High Street,, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3EA 


Closing date:10 August 2021 at midnight 

Inviting Social Workers to be part of this exciting opportunity.
Are you a qualified children’s social worker who celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion and challenge discrimination at every level?
We’re looking for a passionate and dedicated Disabled Children’s Social Worker to join our committed team, doing our very best for Leicestershire children with disabilities and their families not only now but also in the future.
For this role you will be based at Coalville, but with flexibility to work from home where operational needs allow. 

Who we are looking for?

  • Energetic and enthusiastic social workers who are able to share enthusiasm and passion for practice
  • People with a ‘can- do’ attitude
  • Team players!

What does Leicestershire County Council offer?

We offer a number of incentives and support opportunities for our social care staff, including:

  • Three annual conferences for staff to motivate and encourage them to be the best they can be
  • Three protected CPD days for all registered workers
  • Professional registration fees paid for – by us!
  • A team dedicated to support practice excellence who work alongside practitioners offering training and coaching and mentoring to build practitioner confidence

This is in addition to other benefits of working for the council, such as:

  • Discounts at high-street stores and supermarket shopping
  • Special offers on leisure activities and gym memberships

If you’re an enthusiastic children’s social worker or AYSE social worker with a can-do attitude and a passion for practice, we’d love to hear from you.

For more information about this exciting vacancy please contact Gareth Daikin, Head of Service on 0116 305 3518 

Or, to apply now, please click apply online below to start the application process.


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.

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