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Date Added: Wed 21/07/2021

Senior Welfare Officer

South Yorkshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Senior Education Welfare Officer - Salary up to £35K

Tradewind Recruitment are working closely with an Academy Trust in Doncaster who have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Education Welfare Officer!
The Education Welfare Officer plays a crucial role in the Academy, from promoting positive attitudes towards regular school attendance, supporting their Students and helping families improve their children's access to learning, you will be maximising the opportunities the Academy gives their Students and the best chance to gain an excellent education.
This is an ideal position for someone with experience of a social work and counselling approach to working with parents and children, safeguarding and child protection experience and a passion for ensuring children have the best life opportunities.
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Essential requirements:

Degree or NVQ level 4 in social work, education, counselling, psychology or youth and community work or other area related to work with children or equivalent experience.
Post qualifying training in social work, counselling or other professional development areas relevant to working with families/parents/children and young people.
A proven successful record from their School, Academy or College.
Training in Safeguarding and Child Protection
Knowledge of school systems including pastoral systems
Knowledge of social work or counselling approaches to young people and families
Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of the legislative framework that underpins the work of supporting families and schools, including attendance and behaviour
Knowledge of safeguarding principles and legislation
Experience of using a social work or counselling approach to working with parents and children
Record keeping
Previous experience as an Education Welfare Officer, Parent Liaison, Family Support worker or related profession
Experience of working in the education system and in multi-agency settings

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:

We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Exciting position as an Educational Welfare Officer in Doncaster. Or for more information about the role, contact Andy Rogers on (phone number removed) or

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer
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