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Education Welfare Officer

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£25,991 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NG 

Reference:CA1599-E 

Closing date:14 May 2021 at midnight 


Fixed term for up to (31/03/2023) 
  
The starting salary is £25,991 (Level One) rising to £27,741 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).
  
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
 
Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
 
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.
 
We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
 
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.
 
We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.
 
Nottingham City Council are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment.
 
We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.
     
To represent the local Authority Education Welfare and EOTAS service by means of supporting schools and families to address matters in relation to irregular school attendance.  
  
To work effectively to promote school age children's entitlement to receiving an appropriate education at school or otherwise. Including those children, who are unable to attend full time due to illness or other conditions to support improved educational outcomes by improving attendance, reducing absence and addressing concerns identified.
  
To fulfil enquiries in relation to Child Employment and Entertainment and Chaperone applications.
  
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Have the knowledge, experience and confidence in education welfare and education other than at school (EOTAS) policy and practice to provide consistent support service to schools, children and families.
  • Identify, in conjunction with school staff, those pupils with school attendance problems.  To investigate and assess such cases using the standard operating process.  Plan and initiate appropriate action in line with service procedures.
  • To undertake full casework including home visits and maintain accurate electronic case files regarding actions and interventions in line with service policy and procedure.
  • Prepare court statements and reports as required and be available to attend the magistrates court as a witness when called
  • Safeguard the general welfare of children by working with schools and relevant support agencies to promote a positive home/school relationship and strictly adhere to LA procedures regarding the safeguarding and protection of children and young people.
  • To work within a designated service area and across the education directorate as required.  Additional work across the directorate will be commensurate with the grade of the post.
  
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
 
For informal enquiries please contact Tracey Cross - 0115 8762136 tracey.cross@nottinghamcity.gov.uk and/or James MacLean 0115 8764649 james.maclean@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
 
Useful information for Applicants
 
This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced check with a barred list check
 
References may be sought prior to interview for safeguarding purposes. You will be advised once the application closing date has passed if this is required.
 
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
 
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.
 

If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk
We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.
Nottingham City Council are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment.
We are also open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.
We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.
We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.
Nottingham City Council are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment.
We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.
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