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Job Reference: 55567

Inclusion Officer – Education and Learning

  • GloucesterGloucestershire
  • £13.74 - £13.74 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Inclusion Officer to work with the Education and Learning Service in Gloucester. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £13.74 per hour.

The role:

The primary focus of this role is to work with families, schools and other partner organisations to ensure that children are able to access an education which is appropriate to a their needs – addressing issues which prevent individual children from receiving this. Whilst a range of statutory duties must be met within this role, the main aim will be to take a child centered approach within this framework to broker support required to meet individual need.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion children’s rights to appropriate education – providing appropriate guidance and challenge to school leaders and governors to ensure that statutory responsibilities are met.
  • Support staff within education settings to develop inclusive practice and environments – sharing policy and best practice; especially relating to attendance, exclusion and meeting the needs of children and young people likely to be more vulnerable to achieving.
  • Work closely with families, schools/colleges and other professionals to address issues preventing children and young people from accessing full and appropriate education – improving education outcomes.
  • Support transitions for children who have been permanently excluded, or are at risk of being so, to ensure these are successfully managed and reflect individual needs.
  • Support the implementation of the integrated early help pathway to ensure that children’s and young people’s needs are identified, assessed and met in a holistic, effective and timely manner.
  • Facilitate partnership working between families, education settings, health and social care partners to ensure that the support provided to children and young people meets their whole needs.
  • Provide timely information, advice, guidance and support to families and other agencies to help them access the support they need to get the best outcomes for children and young people – responding effectively to individual cases, including carrying out home education visits
  • Undertake specific tasks relating to attendance and child employment / entertainment – including conducting interviews; co-ordinating and attending court proceedings as necessary; issuing notices, employment licences and performance licences.
  • Ensuring clear and up to date policies, guidance and practice are available for parents and professionals on attendance, exclusion, child employment and entertainment, home education, and the graduated pathway.
  • Promote the welfare of children and young people and at all times ensure priority is given to safeguarding and that GCC safeguarding policies and procedures are followed

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: A relevant professional qualification or be able to evidence the knowledge and the ability to work at a level equivalent to NVQ level 4.
  • Experience: Experience of working with children, young people and their families. Experience of working within an education setting. Experience of providing guidance, advice and challenge to other professionals.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS and references covering the last 3 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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