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Education and Well-being Link Worker for Looked After Children Job at Caerphilly County Borough Council in Caerphilly

Job Description

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and engaging staff member to work with and in-between education providers to add capacity to the support of Looked After Children. The overall aim of the Education and Well-being Link Workers for Looked After Children will be to plan and deliver work programmes and interventions which provide additional pastoral and academic support for children who are looked after. The Education and Well-being Link Workers will aim to increase levels of engagement and attainment, reduce behavioural concerns and support improvements in wellbeing and reduce the number of Looked After children becoming NEET.

The education and wellbeing link workers will be required to work flexibly to:

Plan and deliver interventions and support.

Provide pastoral support to Looked After Children to increase levels of engagement and attendance and attainment, reduce behavioural concerns, support improvements in well-being.

Monitor, evaluate and report on progress.

Attend meetings and update key staff on progress.

Use of own car is essential.

For a detailed Job Description and Person Specification click here

If having read the Job Description and Person Specification you would like an informal discussion about the post please contact Natalie Christoffersen CLA Education Coordinator: [email protected] or phone 01443 866643

Please apply online below or alternatively to request a paper application pack please contact the Recruitment Team on 01443 866522.

We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Job title

Education and Well-being Link Worker for Looked After Children

Job reference

REQ0005572

Date posted

12/01/2021

Application closing date

28/01/2021

Location

Ty Penallta

Salary

NJC Grade 5 (SCP 7 SCP 11) £20,092 – £21,748

Package

Full time 37 hours, Permanent

Job category/type

Education & Leisure Misc

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Job description

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and engaging staff member to work with and in-between education providers to add capacity to the support of Looked After Children. The overall aim of the Education and Well-being Link Workers for Looked After Children will be to plan and deliver work programmes and interventions which provide additional pastoral and academic support for children who are looked after. The Education and Well-being Link Workers will aim to increase levels of engagement and attainment, reduce behavioural concerns and support improvements in wellbeing and reduce the number of Looked After children becoming NEET.

The education and wellbeing link workers will be required to work flexibly to:

Plan and deliver interventions and support.

Provide pastoral support to Looked After Children to increase levels of engagement and attendance and attainment, reduce behavioural concerns, support improvements in well-being.

Monitor, evaluate and report on progress.

Attend meetings and update key staff on progress.

Use of own car is essential.

For a detailed Job Description and Person Specification click here

If having read the Job Description and Person Specification you would like an informal discussion about the post please contact Natalie Christoffersen CLA Education Coordinator: [email protected] or phone 01443 866643

Please apply online below or alternatively to request a paper application pack please contact the Recruitment Team on 01443 866522.

We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Company: Caerphilly County Borough Council

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