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Children Looked After PEP Caseworker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
11/08/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/08/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 9, £27,905 - £31,371 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
199387
Employment Location:
Broom Cottages Primary and Nursery School. However, you may be required to work at any Durham Councy Council location as required.
Post Number:
CYPS/20/242, C2875, C2876, C2873
Closing date:
25 Aug
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Service
Education and Skills
Performance and Standards

Post Title: Children Looked After PEP Caseworker
Post Grade: Grade 9, £27,905 - £31,371 per annum

We are looking for permanent, full-time Children Looked After PEP Caseworkers to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maximising the educational potential of a caseload of looked after children.

Duties of the post include, but are not limited to:
•Working with schools/settings, social Workers and Carers to ensure the best outcomes for Children Looked After.
•Attending PEP meetings to offer educational support and guidance to educational settings.
•Quality assuring the PEP system and provide feedback to schools.
•Work with schools/settings to support children to achieve to their full potential.
•Liaise with SEND and Inclusion team to support children into the right setting when they have an EHCP.
•Support the Post 16 PEP and work with the Progression and Learning Team to avoid Children Looked After from becoming NEET.
•Acting as the Corporate parent for children as they move through their education pathway.

Required Qualifications: Either an NVQ 4 or equivalent in relevant discipline OR equivalent Youth and Community Work Qualification.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Melanie Stubbs, Virtual School Head, email: melanie.stubbs@durham.gov.uk, telephone: 03000265848 or mobile: 07825118837.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Monday 7th September.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.