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Graduated Response Inclusion Practitioner

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£21,591 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA 

Reference:CYP0931 

Closing date:10 November 2019 at midnight 


JOB PURPOSE
  • To provide a package of support to increase children and young people's access to education employment and training, children missing education is accessible and maintained within educational settings and home education
  • To keep records as required by the manager
  • To support children and young people to re-engage in educational opportunities
  • To assist in the day to day management of a caseload of children and young people with the supervision and support of the Education Officer and Team manager
  • To work directly with children and professionals in various settings to enable children to participate as fully as possible in delivery of plans or programmes to promote the education and inclusion of children and young people
  • To promote inclusion
  • To implement the programme of school devised by the Education Officer     
 
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Level 3 in a relevant discipline evidence of training or of further study or demonstratable experience identified within the section below
  • Substantial experience with working with children, young people and families in either case work or educational settings
  • Experience if working in a multi-agency setting
  • Experience of engaging with young people and their families who are at risk of missing out on educational opportunities
  • Knowledge of child development and an awareness of differing needs of children and young people
  • Good Personal organisational skills e.g. time management
  • Ability to relate to parents/carers who may be under considerable stress
  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, coupled with good listening skills
  • The ability to deliver training to staff and other professionals
  • Evidence of being able to work collaboratively within a team with the ability to generate enthusiasm
  • The ability to take responsibility for meeting deadlines adjusting task and priorities as situations demand
  • To have a flexible approach to working, including out of hours and an ability and willingness to travel to various locations
  • An understanding of and commitment to Equality and Diversity and ability to apply this to strategic work and day-to-day situations
  • Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment where appropriate in accordance with the provisions of Equality Act 2010
  • To have possession of a valid driving licence, access to a vehicle and relevant insurance, however a reasonable adjustment will be considered for an applicant with a disability
  
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check 
 
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
 
For informal enquires please contact Helen Bakewell Email: Helen.Bakwell@leics.gov.uk Call 0116 305 2071
 
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.
 
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