In School Support Officer

Personal Assistant

Closing Date : 30 Nov

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Impact Worker

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 12 

Salary:£22,185 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RF 


Closing date:17 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.
To work with young people on the streets who are causing concern for local residents in order to identify their needs and issues and provide support in order to prevent them from becoming involved in offending behaviour or ASB. To develop personal and social skills, raise aspirations and improve outcomes for young people across Leicestershire. The nature of this post involves working afternoons, evenings and weekends.  
  • Recognised qualification or equivalent qualification or demonstrable experience identified within the section below
  • Experience of street-based youth work
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to build relationships with young people and others
  • Awareness of issues affecting young people
  • Understanding the nature of anti-social behaviour and how it impacts communities and young people
  • Understanding of Youth Work principles and practice
  • Knowledge of effectiveness of sports diversionary projects
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to prioritise own work and the work of others
  • Able to plan a programme of diversion activities with young people
  • Ability to engage with young people on the streets
  • Ability to liaise with a range of partner agencies
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, Equal Opportunities and the ability to apply this to all situations.
  • Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010
  • Possession of a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle. However, a reasonable adjustment will be considered for an applicant with a disability
  • Ability to travel to and access a range of buildings including family homes
  • Requirement to work outside usual office working hours, including evening and weekends
  • The post-holder must be willing to undertake further training within an early help professional development framework
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check.
There is availability to work flexibly including afternoons, evenings and occasional weekends.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires please contact Sam Merry, Tel: 0116 305 8726  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.
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.
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