Rights of Way Coordinator

Assistant Director - Strategic Commissioning

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Closing Date : 30 Nov

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Youth Worker - Reach Project

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:Mountfields, Loughborough, Leicestershire, Le11 3gp 


Closing date:12 December 2021 at midnight 

1 year fixed term (with the potential of an additional 2 year funding subject to successful monitoring and evaluation of the project)
Following a successful bid by LLR Violence Reduction Network and working in partnership with Leicester City Council, The Reach Project is a Home Office funded programme providing intensive mentoring support and diversion to children at potential risk of becoming involved in serious youth violence.
The project aims to prevent this by working alongside education providers, police and other key agencies to identify and engage with children who are most at risk of school exclusions as well as other vulnerabilities which could be the precursors to concerning behaviours and poorer outcomes
The Reach Project will utilise evidence-informed interventions; building longer term trusting relationships with children aged 10-17 years old with a priority focus on children at transitional periods. The project will focus on key secondary schools in Charnwood Locality.
This is a new and exciting project and we are looking for two full time youth workers who have a passion for working with children.  We need people who are skilled in building long lasting, trusted relationships with children and who are able to connect children back into their communities to ensure positive future outcomes. Postholders will be required to work flexibly which will include evening and weekend working
This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Rachel Lobel , Tel: 0772 520 4129/0116 305 0030 Email: Rachel.Lobel@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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