Information Officer- Ref CH03617

Walsall Borough
Salary: G4 £17,245- £19,939 FTE (Term time only)
07 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Information Officer- Ref CH03617 

Salary: G4 £17,245- £19,939 FTE (Term time only)
This is a funded post for a period of two years 

Walsall’s Virtual School for Looked After Children is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Information Officer who will be responsible for the accurate inputting and maintenance of data onto electronic and manual systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for checking the quality and completeness of data and linking with social work and school staff to ensure this is done. They will also maintain comprehensive, accurate and effective information systems relating to Looked After and vulnerable pupils. 

This post offers a great opportunity for a successful professional to contribute to the development of the Virtual School. You will be joining a highly motivated and expanding team, committed to improving the life chances of our children and young people.

For more information, contact Lorraine Thompson (Virtual School and Vulnerable Children Lead) on 01922 652837 or at

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

Walsall Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Completion of a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check may be a requirement of this post.

Closing Date: 16th August 2017
Short listing Date:  17th August 2017
Interview dates: 24th & 25th August 2017 

Information for applicants
Applications are invited using our online application form only.  If you have a disability and require information on submitting an application in another format then please contact us via email:

All correspondence will be via email, therefore candidates should check their email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting an application.

This vacancy may be closed earlier than the published closing date should we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, it is strongly advised that candidates submit applications at the earliest opportunity.

Supporting documents
Job Description & Employee Specification

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