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Senior Education Welfare Officer

Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Monday to Friday
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 30 May
Interview date
Interviews are Week commencing 13 June
Service area
Service area: Children, Families and Schools
Job reference
Job reference: CYES000113
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The job itself

The Education Welfare Service is looking to recruit an additional Senior Education Welfare Officer to join this busy team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing legislation in relation to the statutory duties which the service undertakes on behalf of the local authority, which include ensuring every pupil has access to a suitable and efficient education at school or otherwise, enforcing irregular school attendance, tracking children missing education, having oversight of elective home education, licensing of employment, chaperones and entertainment performances, operation encompass and free school meals, as well as managing a team of officers from across the service.

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills, and be enthusiastic and motivated to build relationships with other services, both within and external to the Council and with schools, able to prioritise their workload, and have the specialist knowledge required to undertake the role as outlined within the job outline and specification.


Want to know more?

Get in touch for more information.

Sarah B Wright
Principal Education Welfare Officer
01482 392135
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Additional information

Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

Internal Candidates

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Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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