Education Welfare Family Liaison Officer
To make an effective contribution to the Education Welfare’s Service goal of ensuring that children of statutory school age take full advantage of the educational opportunities available to them and maximise their educational potential.
To provide early intervention and prevention support to children, young people and their families where there is a concern relating to the level of school attendance, supporting and advising when there are difficulties and/or barriers preventing access to education.
To establish constructive relationships with parents/carers, providing a positive link between home and school.
To encourage and support parental imvolvement in the school by exchanging relevant information, facilitating support for to improve attendance, access to school and strengething home to school and community links.
To support schools in the early identification and prevention of school absence, responding to school attendance concerns, and advising on policies and good practice as appropriate.
To undertake certain key statutory duties of the Education Welfare Service including undertaking registration compliance checks; and monitoring and tracking open pupil attendance cases, and keeping accurate records of support.
To work collaboratively with other agencies and services that support families where there are complex difficulties impacting on school attendance. To attend CASP and Core Group meetings where appropriate when working with families.
Post ID: CYP009
Grade: Band E SCP (14-18) / £27,334 - £29,269
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week
Closing Date: 07/12/2023 5:00 pm
DBS Check: YES