In School Support Officer

Personal Assistant

Closing Date : 30 Nov

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 20 

Salary:£18,201 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ 


Closing date:24 October 2021 at midnight 

Salary Range: £18,201 - £18,354 (pro rata)
Contract Type: Permanent contracts available, term time only. (2 hours in the morning and 2 in the afternoon each day – dependant on the run so can be slightly longer).
We are currently looking to recruit a number of bus escorts for our Passenger Fleet Team.
Escorts are primarily responsible for transporting vulnerable adults and children with special educational needs including physical and /or learning difficulties to their School, Day Centres and other activities.
Escorts will ensure (along with the driver) their passengers' personal wellbeing and safe/secure travel at all times, in accordance with the job description, relevant Policies, legislation, Procedures and good practice.
If you enjoy working with people, in a role that really makes a difference to people's lives, we would like to hear from you.
Current vacancy packages available:
Mountsorrel Depot  - Monday and Friday (split shift 4 hours per day - school term time only.)
Mountsorrel depot – Monday (split shift 4 hours per day - school term time only.)
Melton Depot - 5 days a week (split shift 4 hours per day - school term time only.)
Sapcote Depot - 5 days a week (split shift 4 hours per day - school term time only.)
Casual contracts available (zero hours). 

Expression of interest forms will be sent out by email to all candidates after shortlisting. This is to establish the shift pattern/s and work locations/s candidates wish to be considered for. Completed forms should be returned by the date specified when received. Should these not be received back on time it will be assumed that the candidate does not wish to proceed with their application.                
This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity
  • Working face-to-face with the general public within a service provision environment providing customer care and quality services
  • Able to communicate effectively with people with varying capabilities, including those with challenging behaviours.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Passenger Fleet Team, Tel: 0116 305 7573  Email: 
Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.
We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Passenger Fleet Team (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role. Examples may include requests for flexible working patterns, term-time working, part-time hours, compressed hours, flexible start and finish times, home/ remote working etc.
Please apply using our online system sending us your CV as well as a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.
Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.  The web pages also contain CV Guidance documents for Applicants to read and use.
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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