Key Worker - Ref: CH11718

EDC, Pelsall
£19,623 - £22,883 per annum
11 May 2018
31 May 2018
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Key Worker

£19,623 - £22,883 per annum

Fixed term contract for 12-months to cover an employee on secondment

Walsall’s Virtual School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional who will work as an advocate for our Looked After Children.  As a Key Worker you will work alongside schools, Early Years providers, social workers, health professionals, foster carers/parents, adoptive parents and a range of agencies to support the Virtual School in ensuring that all Walsall Looked After Children receive a first-class education with high quality outcomes.

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. Applicants should have knowledge of, experience in, and a commitment to, improving outcomes for children looked after.

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

Closing date: 29 May 2018
Interview dates: 13 June 2018

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

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