In School Support Officer

Personal Assistant

Closing Date : 30 Nov

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Extended Personal Advisor

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 33 

Salary:£25,485 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

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

Reference:CYP1569 

Closing date:17 October 2021 at midnight 


JOB PURPOSE
To support our care leavers to thrive as they move into independence.  
             
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Relevant paid or unpaid experience of working with care leavers with social care setting or similar 
  • Providing support services to young people leaving care
  • Experience of behavioural work with children/young people and their carers
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Knowledge of home safety issues
  • Knowledge of organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to work creatively
  • Knowledge of basic child behavioural techniques
  • Knowledge of the needs of older children
  • Ability to communicate clearly with children, young people, parents and other professionals
  • Ability to work with a range of professionals and engage in multidisciplinary work
  • Commitment to preventative work and demonstrable improved outcomes for children, young people and parents
  • To have good Time management / Organisational skills
  • To understand and apply County Councils Equal Opportunity Policy
  • To have good IT skills/email/Microsoft Word
  • Able to produce clear, accurate records and reports
  • Able to analyse information to reach sound decisions often under pressure and take responsibility for their outcomes and regular reporting to the team manager
  • 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 however a reasonable adjustment will be considered for an applicant with a disability
  • An understanding and commitment to Equal Opportunities and the ability to apply this to strategic work and day-to-day situations
  • 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
  • Availability to work outside normal office hours including possible early mornings, evenings and weekends 
        
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: Depa Bhundia Tel: 0116 305 6368 Email: Depa.Bhundia@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. 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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