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Key Worker - Missing Children - Hillingdon

Job Title: Key Worker - Missing Children - Hillingdon
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hillingdon
Salary: Market related
REF: KSTL190120221
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Key Worker – Missing Children - Hillingdon

Are you a passionate, dedicated Key Worker looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Key Worker to work in and around Hillingdon.

The Key Worker (CME) will be the lead officer for Children Missing Education and support the work of the Participation Team to ensure it carries out its responsibilities to the highest possible standards and in accordance with legislation and Hillingdon’s CME policies and procedures

The role of a Key Worker: (Full JD Available)

  • To be the lead officer for Child Missing Education and carry out checks to  track and identify children missing education.
  • To work in partnership with families to identify and address needs and reduce the risk of poor outcomes for children, young people and their families with particular regard to outcomes associated with non-participation.
  • To work closely and creatively with schools and academies and partner agencies to deliver effective service for children, young people and their families in line with the stated purpose of the Key-worker (CME) job purpose.
  • To support schools and other council officers in the identification and tracking of children missing education in line with Hillingdon’s CME policy. To provide advice and guidance for schools and colleagues on children missing education and escalate referrals to the Multi Agency safeguarding Hub as appropriate. Attendance at children at CIN/CP meetings.
  • Lead on the co-ordination of Children Missing Education and School Attendance Order work.
  • To undertake appropriate tracking of children and liaison with schools, other boroughs and agencies. To advise schools on appropriate removal from school roll and ensure appropriate recording of cases. Attendance at children missing education network meetings and weekly CME meetings, providing a statistical update.
  • To undertake home visits

Pay rate is £20 per hour

Essential Requirements:

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English or NVQ level 3 in an appropriate field.
  • Full UK driving licence and use of own vehicle. (Desirable)
  • Ability to organise own workload to meet targets & deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Self-motivated, flexible & resourceful
  • Trustworthy and reliable

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Kasey Sanders on 020 8514 9136