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Elective Home Education Officer - Children and Young People's Service - Normanton

Job Title: Elective Home Education Officer - Children and Young People's Service - Normanton
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Normanton
Salary: £18.03 - 18.03 per hour
Start Date: 17/06/2024
Duration: 3 months initially
REF: SD0306202401
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description

Elective Home Education Officer - Children and Young People’s Service - Normanton

Are you a passionate, dedicated Education Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting an Elective Home Education Officer to join a team based in Normanton.

Umbrella Rate: £18.03 per hour 

Duration: 3 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 4.30pm, 37 hrs/week – Hybrid

Home Education Officer role: Full JD Available

  • Work in conjunction with Education Welfare Officers in assisting with elective home education
  • Manage a caseload of electively home educated pupils, ensuring every child receives a suitable education
  • Maintain Wakefield Education Welfare Service register for EHE pupils
  • Adopting a whole family approach, in order to reduce risk and improving outcomes for children
  • Liaise with EHE parents/carers, receiving reports of work undertaken
  • Participate in assessments
  • Establish the reason for absences having an awareness and recognition of the needs of individual family’s
  • Liaise with parents and carers through giving advice and guidance then referring to early help or social services where appropriate when there is a safeguarding concern
  • Develop and deliver, a coherent plan of proven and innovative interventions to families develop and implement attendance improvement projects alongside school staff
  • Monitor data from schools and work with them on improving their performance indicators for attendance
  • Promote school attendance via attendance strategies, assemblies, punctuality clinics, open evenings, parents’ evenings etc..
  • Contribute to School Inclusion Reviews, attend Annual Reviews and meetings concerning children with special needs who are part of your case load
  • Lead and attend multi-agency meetings to help support a better outcome for the family and inevitably improve the child/ young person’s school attendance
  • Ensure that all documentation including, written reports and information relating to individual cases of interventions is accurate, timely and entered onto appropriate management systems

Essential Requirements

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • A good standard of Educational and/or vocational qualifications to A level standard, including Maths and English at GCSE Grade A-C or equivalent
  • Experience of working within an educational based setting
  • Substantial experience of working with ‘hard to reach’ individuals, parents, young people and children, with complex and challenging needs
  • Experience in giving guidance, in relation to education welfare service provision to; schools, attendance staff, Headteacher, governors and other multi agency partners
  • Experience of understanding issues that impact children and families as they relate to irregular school attendance and overall well-being
  • Experience in using IT systems - full understanding and good working practice of data protection and safeguarding
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Education Officer friends or colleagues.

If you are an Education Officer and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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