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Education Development Officer - Vulnerable Children (inc CiC, PLAC and CWSW)

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£24,982-£29,577 Per Annum
Closing date
9 Dec 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Children's Services, Social Care
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Full time
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Sandwell Virtual School is seeking to appoint an Education Development officer - Vulnerable Children (Children in Care, Previously Looked After Children and Children with a Social Worker) to join their award-winning service.

The successful candidate will support the leadership team in ensure that more focus is placed on children with a social worker (CWSW), targeting support earlier on in these young people’s lives and helping improve how they engage with education. This will include advising on the best use of Recovery Funding, leading on multi- agency conversations, developing and delivering high quality training and impact analysis of programmes to raise attainment.

More information is available at:

Candidates must be dedicated professionals who will engage, enthuse and challenge colleagues and Young People, to achieve their very best.

Candidates must have:

5 GCSEs A-C or equivalent-including Maths and English and NVQ Level 3 in a relevant discipline

Our children and families deserve committed, confident and knowledgeable staff; apply if you genuinely have a passion for achieving successful outcomes for vulnerable individuals.

For more information about this post please contact either Balwant Bains 01215692835 or Kathy Ross 07770728275.

You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

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