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Education Welfare Officer

  • Job reference: ST0502EDWELOFFst.he
  • Location: St. Helens, Merseyside
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: The Education Welfare Officer is required to offer a quality provision to children, their families and schools. The post helps to meet the aim of the service which is to enable pupils to attend school so they can benefit from the educational opportunities available and support families to resolve any problems of nonattendance.

Duties would include:
*Regular contact with pastoral staff in schools for the purpose of individual referrals in relation to non-attendance at school
*Work closely with schools in response to school attendance problems
*Visit pupils homes to ascertain the reasons for non-attendance at school; provide and encourage regular school attendance in all discussions with pupils and parents
*Maintain records of contact with pupils and their families using the electronic Child Support System based at the LEA
*To attend court in relation to the prosecution for school non-attendance.

This will be an ongoing contract to start as soon as possible so please don't hesitate to apply now!

It is essential that you have experience of:
*Experience of working within a similar role

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:-
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Loyalty schemes / bonuses
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

If you are interested in this role and require any information or any information on any other role in your area please contact Sophie at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period you receive a £250 bonus!