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Community Support Worker

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Eastern Annex County Hall Glenfield, Glenfield, Leicestershire, le3 


Closing date:06 December 2021 at midnight 

We have one  full-time Community Support Worker post available within our Countywide Domiciliary Team based in County Hall.    
Working in Adult Social Care
At Leicestershire County Council, we want our Community Support Workers and Social Workers, to feel empowered and confident in using their skills to support vulnerable people, carers and families. We want you to bring and use your knowledge to enrich the lives of the people who live in Leicestershire, meeting the demand for service with quality, diversity, enthusiasm and resilience.  We are hugely committed to improving the lives of vulnerable people and families, but also the lives of our workers. We want you to learn and grow, both personally and professionally placing continual learning and development within your chosen role as a main priority.   

Benefits of working with Leicestershire County Council
  • Annual Leave 24 to 32 days leave a year (32 days achieved after 5 years continuous service)
  • 8 public holidays a year
  • Access to well-regarded training and development opportunities
  • Access to continuous professional development.
  • Leicestershire County Council has been named the top Local Authority in Stonewalls 2018 list of most inclusive employers
  • Working groups for LGBT staff, disabled workers, carers and a black workers group.
  • Flexible working.
  • Supervision framework, evidenced alongside professional capabilities
We are looking for someone who can work under supervision to complete Care Act Assessments, ensuring a high quality, person-centred accountable statutory social care service is provided to adults, their families and their carer’s. Promote independence and facilitate solutions through self-directed support. Provide appropriate responses or referrals within required timescales, organisational, policy and legislative requirements. Identify, investigate and contribute to potential safeguarding, mental capacity, continuing health care and other high-risk situations were an adult’s safety or liberty may be at risk.     
  • Relevant health/social care qualifications to NVQ level 3 or equivalent experience
  • Relevant experience (paid employment, training or voluntary sector) working with adults in a social care setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of the need to undertake need and risk assessments
  • A good understanding of social care organisations and their roles and responsibilities as part of the wider community and voluntary sector
  • Ability to remain up to date with social care policy and practice requirements
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires please contact Kevin Robinson , Tel: 0116 305 59143 Email: Kevin.Robinson@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.

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