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Support Worker

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£22,185 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:3 High Street, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3EA 

Reference:CYP1523 

Closing date:10 October 2021 at midnight 


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.
 
JOB PURPOSE
To provide direct high quality integrated family support and childcare services to children and young people) as part of a family support/safeguarding plan, including kinship and foster carers, care leavers and Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children where appropriate
    
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • NVQ level 3 in childcare qualification (NNEB/NVQ3) or equivalent
  • Previous experience of caring for children or young people in a personal, voluntary or statutory capacity or experience of working to protect and improve the life changes of children or young people
  • Experience in a social care setting
  • Experience of working with service users from different cultural backgrounds
  • Basic Knowledge of child development
  • An understanding of the rights of service users
  • Understanding of social and environmental factors that have an affect on vulnerable, children, young people and families
  • Written skills sufficient to produce clear and accurate records
  • Verbal and interpersonal skills to communicate clearly with children, young people, families, colleagues and professionals
  • Able to encourage independence
  • Ability to work in a multi-agency context
  • Ability to understand and carry out Departmental instructions and procedures
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Ability to advise and support families and young people of domestic and personal care tasks
  • 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
  • Ability to work unsociable and flexible hours (note – this would be a change to working arrangements for some existing TSWs and would not be achievable by all of them).
  • Able to travel to designated locations
  • Current driving licence and access to a car
  • Willing to undertake further training, attend meetings and supervision
  • Must have satisfactory Enhanced CRB disclosure
  • In accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, reasonable adjustments will be made to the above requirements to accommodate a suitable candidate with a disability
            
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 Simone Greensmith , Tel: 0116 305 9045 Email: simone.greensmith@leics.gov.uk    
            
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.
   
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.
   
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk



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