The Leicestershire adults and communities department support people who need practical or emotional support to lead an active life​.  We help people do everyday things and participate in their community. We also safeguard people from harm. Our focus is to promote, maintain and enhance people’s independence so that they are healthier, happier, stronger and more resilient.

There are many opportunities to explore in local authority social care. For example:

  • front line care professionals
  • hospital discharge
  • commissioning
  • quality
  • contracts
  • social work
  • occupational therapy
  • reablement
  • health and social care integration

In addition, there are many opportunities to progress and gain qualifications. We work with our staff in annual appraisals to map progression into roles such as seniors, team leaders, manager, heads of service and even directorship levels.  

You can find out more about our careers, our values and view our current opportunities by clicking here.