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Early Help & Inclusion Support Officer

Rutland County Council
£29,636 to £31,371 pro rata
Rutland - Oakham
Working Pattern:
Part Time
22.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/11/2019 at 23:59 PM
Rutland County Council

Do you have the experience and skills to help support children and young people to thrive in their education and remain fully engaged? 

Who you are… We are looking for an experienced practitioner to support children to ensure they are getting the best from their education and school community. You will have a background in supporting vulnerable children and have experience of working in partnerships with schools. You will have a knowledge of the legislation supporting children’s education entitlement and have a passionate interest. We are looking for a tenacious personality who can be creative in their thinking to ensure that children receive the right support at the right time.   

What we need from you… Passion and commitment to ensure that children succeed in their education. You will be confident to challenge and advocate on behalf of the child. You will think creatively and innovate, inspiring those you work with, including children and families. 

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few! 

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you. 

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

What to do now… Please visit www.rutland.gov.uk for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kevin Quinn, Service Manager Early Intervention, SEND and Inclusion on 01572 758292 or email: kquinn@rutland.gov.uk   

The closing date for applications is Monday 11th November 2019 and interviews will take place on 21st November 2019 – please use the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk  or call 01527 758291. 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team. 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm

How to apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.

Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.

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