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Support Worker

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 18.5 

Salary:£22,185 - Pro-Rata 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

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


Closing date:30 January 2022 at midnight 

To provide practical assistance of the highest standard supporting Social Workers, Children and Families, including kinship carers and foster carers where appropriate.
  • Some evidence of childcare training 
  • Relevant paid or unpaid experience of working with young people within a social care setting or similar.
  • Experience of behavioural work with children / young people and their carers
  • Knowledge of Child Development
  • Knowledge of Home Safety Issues
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding children issues
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to work creatively
  • Knowledge of basic child behavioural techniques
  • Ability to relate with children, young people, parents and other professionals
  • Ability to work with a range of professionals and engage in Multi-disciplinary work
  • Time Management/organisational skills
  • To understand and apply County Councils Equal Opportunity Policy
  • IT skills/email/Microsoft word
  • Able to produce clear, accurate records and reports.
  • Able to communicate clearly and accurately, orally and in writing, with a wide range of people, including representatives from other agencies, using skills of negotiation and persuasion.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team 
  • Attendance - 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 of, and commitment to, Equal Opportunities, and the ability to apply this to strategic work and day-to-day situations
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 Henrietta Richey, Tel: 0116 305 9063 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. 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.
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