Staffordshire County Council

Education Welfare Officer

£26,317 - £30,507 per annum
06 Apr 2021
16 Apr 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours


Education Welfare Officer -  

Salary:  £26,317 - £30,507 per annum Grade 8

 37 Hours per week – Opportunity for 6 months temporary contract / secondment

  • An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and high performing individual in the role of Education Welfare Officer as a 6 month fixed term contract. The post holder will be required to work in close partnership with education providers to address the complex issue’s of school attendance, child employment and entertainment. We are looking for individuals who have a thorough understanding of the complex factors which may influence irregular attendance in education settings and have a sound knowledge of the statutory framework around school attendance, child entertainment and employment. We require the candidate to have an understanding of statutory safeguarding procedures, legal framework for improving attendance, Fair access Protocol and the DfE Guidance on attendance including children missing from education.

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Closing Date: 16/04/2021

Interview Date: 22/04/2021

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This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.