Leicester City Council is the perfect place to take the next step in your career and be part of our journey to develop new ways of working and improve service standards. Not only will you strengthen our team of social work professionals, but you will make a difference and help build a better future for the children in Leicester.
We believe it is important to have a clear vision backed up by strong values. This helps define what we do as service and organisation, and ensures that we all work towards the same goals.
We encourage our employees to work with creativity and drive for the benefit of the people that live and work in our wonderful city. To achieve this, we have committed to five values - confidence, clarity, respectfulness, fairness and accountability.
Throughout your time with Leicester City Council, you will be constantly learning. You will be challenged by your work, be encouraged to try new approaches and supported to maximise your potential. We will support you through regular supervision and invest in providing the resources you need to develop professionally.
If you are passionate and committed to these values and delivering high quality services to the most vulnerable children and young people of Leicester City, then we would welcome an application from you.
Social Workers (Disabled Children's Service)
Location : Beaumont Way, Leicester, LE4 1EW
Full-time Permanent post (37 hours per week) and Part-time Permanent Post (18.5 hours per week)
Level 2 and Level 3
An exciting opportunity has arisen for social workers to join our supportive and innovative Disabled Children’s Service. The Disabled Children’s service is a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to supporting disabled children and their families throughout the City. The team consists of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Support Workers who provide a successful short break provision.
We are looking for experienced qualified Social Workers who want to work in a child focused environment, with a manageable case load. The responsibilities include Child Protection, Care Proceedings, Child in Need, statutory responsibilities to Looked After Children and young people and Preparing Young People for Adulthood.
For an informal discussion please contact Rehana Kapasi on 0116 4546334 or Becky Dockerill on 0116 4546488.
Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our preferred method of contact.
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