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Attendance Officer

Job Description

Walsall Council is seeking a dedicated and experienced Attendance Officer to join their School Attendance Support Service on a 12-month contract, with the possibility of extension. This role offers a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people in Walsall. *Driving Licence, access to own vehicle and Business Insurance are essential requirements for this role.*

Location: Hybrid basis - home/school visits around Walsall Borough, WFH 1 day a week

Working hours: Monday - Thursday 8.45am - 5.15pm with 1 hour unpaid break, Friday's 8.45am - 4.45pm with 1 hour unpaid break. 37 hours per week.

Pay: £14.41 Per hour

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the School Attendance Support Service with home visits to support attendance.
  • To liaise with schools, professionals, and other agencies to address attendance concerns.
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate records in respect of casework.
  • Contribute to the positive development and welfare of children and young people in Walsall.


  • Recent relevant experience within an Education or statutory setting
  • Proven experience working with young people/families and work with children
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle insured for business purposes

If you are interested or know of anyone who may be, please contact Kat at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email me at

Working with Kat at Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

  • A dedicated consultant to support you throughout your progress
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Payroll service twice a week

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.