Ref. 64773

School Ready Engagement Officer

  • Location: Walsall Wood, England
  • Salary: £17.43 - £17.43 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing is working with a service at Silver Court to recruit a School Ready Engagement Officer for their Early Help Children’s Services.

£17.43 per hour

37 hours – including Saturdays

Inside IR35

Hybrid -WFH and across localities – Main Base Silver Court , 13 Silver Court , Brownhills

Initial 3 month contract

Job Purpose:

? To support families with children aged 0-19 to access Early Help and School

Ready Services within the locality hub area or out in the local community

? To empower families with children aged 0-19 to achieve better health, education

and social outcomes

? Work flexibly to meet the needs of children and families within the locality hub

area, ensuring that a welcoming, friendly and supportive environment is

maintained at all times

? To provide advice, support and guidance to parents/carers to promote positive

play and early learning experiences for their children

? To support parents/carers to access education, training, personal

development and employment opportunities in close liaison with other

members of the Early Help Locality Teams

? To take a lead responsibility, as directed, to implement aspects of the

Early Help Action Plan

? To work as part of a child focused team, that includes staff and volunteers from

other agencies and organisations, to support children and families

? To support the overall vision, ethos and aims of Early Help and School



To identify the needs of families and children, in particular, prioritising, “hard to

reach” families and to lead on planning appropriate activities such as targeted

stay and play sessions and play in the home to meet their needs developmental

milestones and ensure that the needs of each individual child is catered for

? To maintain appropriate assessment records of each child’s progress which links to the EYFS

? To empower parents to become involved in community activities and develop

links between families with similar interests/needs where appropriate

? To be vigilant in safeguarding children from harm, contemporaneously recording any concerns about a child or children, and reporting any concerns to the Family Support Team Manager or MASH

? To participate fully in any Early Help Assessment procedures involving identified children, young people and their families

? Working with the team, facilitate the provision of information that supports promotion of early learning, health and well-being using a range of media approaches

? Evaluate services provided to ensure the effectiveness of service provision.

? Provide information on the impact of services on outcomes for children

? All staff are responsible for the implementation of the Health and Safety Policy so far as it affects them, their colleagues and others who may be affected by their work. The post holder is also expected to monitor the effectiveness of the health and safety arrangements and systems to ensure that appropriate improvements are made where necessary

? Working outside normal hours as and when required

The post holder will comply with and promote the Council’s Health, Wellbeing and Safety at Work policies and ensure these are implemented effectively within his/her areas of responsibility.

? Through personal commitment and clear action, the post holder will promote the Council’s employment policies, with particular reference to diversity, equality of access and treatment in employment, service delivery and community involvement. To support/develop a working culture within these services that reflects the corporate vision.

? Ensure that the services provided aligned to the Council strategy, vision, aims,

objectives, priorities and continuous improvement programme and play their part in achieving these. This includes compliance with Standing Orders, Financial

Regulations, Code of Conduct and the Councils Policies and Procedures.

? This job description sets out a summary of the duties and accountabilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive. 

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