Education Casework Officer
ACE is an established team delivering attendance services commissioned by schools to improve attendance outcomes. The team also undertake an enforcement and prosecution role on behalf of the local authority. ACE has three area bases – North (Bedworth), South (Warwick) and East (Rugby) but deliver services both in and out of the county.
37.0 Hours per Week
Fixed term contract for 12 months
You will be working with children, young people, families, schools and in a multi-agency setting to support improvement in school attendance. Managing a caseload you will undertake assessments, create action plans and provide direct casework intervention as well as providing professional advice in relation to attendance. You will be required to keep electronic case records and ensure they are up to date and accurate. Appropriate cases will require you to use escalation and enforcement procedures in line with The Non-School Attendance and Penalty Notices Code of Conduct and The Code for Crown Prosecutors.
The successful candidate will be part of a team based in Bedworth but will be likely to be allocated work mainly out of county and so must be prepared to travel.
Term time only plus two weeks.
- The ability to work under a high degree of pressure including meeting deadlines and dealing with conflicting demands. You will have experience of multi-agency working and be able to communicate effectively with children, parents, schools and other agencies. You will be able to produce high quality written reports and keep accurate records.
- Experience of working for a traded service would be beneficial.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Nici Scott-Moylan 01926 413 777
Andy Danks 01926 413 777
Closing Date: 23 February 2018
Interview Date: 7 March 2018
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Job Description & Person Specification