Achievement Officer

31 October 2019
Fixed Term
School/Academy Services, Childrens Social Care
Full Time
2 Years
Meadow House, Littleworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG20 0SS
Children, Families & Cultural Services
18th November 2019
£26,999 - £31,371 per annum
£26,999 - £31,371 per annum (pro rata)

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join and shape our dynamic and thriving Virtual School team as one of our Achievement Officers. This role may be of interest to those who work in education or social care settings, aspiring psychologists, those passionate about working for the benefit of children in vulnerable situations.

The Virtual School for Looked After Children has a statutory duty to ensure that Nottinghamshire’s Looked After Children achieve the very best educational outcomes they can. This challenging and rewarding post requires collaborative consultation with school teams, Social Workers, professional networks and young people. In Nottinghamshire, the Virtual School forms part of ‘Psychology Services’, and the Achievement Officers work closely alongside educational psychologists.

As part of the Virtual School you will be provided with extensive peer support and access to in-house CPD opportunities. You will be given regular supervision and be an active member of an evolving team.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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