Education Absence Monitoring Officer

Salary £26,241 - £27,978
12 Apr 2021
25 Apr 2021
Job Ref
Worcestershire Children First Social Work Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Education Absence Monitoring Officer

Permanent Post – 35 hours per week

Based at County Hall Campus, Worcester

Salary £26,241 - £27,978


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional, with significant experience of the challenges faced by vulnerable learners, to work collaboratively with schools to ensure that all children and young people are receiving a full time, suitable education, leading to improved overall outcomes for children.

The Education Absence Monitoring Officer is a new and exciting post and is a key role within the Vulnerable Learners area of Worcestershire Children First.  In addition to ensuring that the statutory duties associated with vulnerable children are fulfilled, the post-holder will need to build on strong partnerships with educational settings, social care and our SEND services.  This post will offer both support and challenge to schools, and will be central to the Local Authority fulfilling their Section 19 duty; and ensuring that all children are receiving the education to which they are entitled.

For informal enquiries about the role and information, please contact:

Donna Parker – Group Manager Vulnerable Learners

Tel: 01905 843513


To apply please complete the attached application form and return this to

The closing date for applications is Sunday 25th April 2021

The interviews will be held on Friday 30th April 2021

We are committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. 

A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

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