Job details

Reference number - 1659 - 2029

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - Band 6, £20,653 - £23,866 (pro rata)

Hours - Full Time, term time only

Job type/hours -  Temporary up to 12 months (term time only) to cover maternity

Closing date - Noon on Tuesday 15 May 2018

Interview date - Monday 21 May 2018

Joining a challenging and supportive team whose priority is in improving outcomes for Portsmouth's Looked After Children and young people you'll be supporting social workers in undertaking Personal Education Plan meetings and the monitoring of the educational progress of all Portsmouth Looked After Children.

Working on a daily basis with young people, schools, parents and carers to promote the educational achievement of Portsmouth's looked after children; you will be providing direct support to looked after children to enable them to make educational progress and will support the residents and staff of Portsmouth's Residential Hub around education issues. Work will involve providing advice, support and liaison with social workers and carers of those looked after children who are presenting significant problems regarding school attendance, behaviour and disaffection in Portsmouth and out of city schools. 

If you have strong communication skills and the ability to form quick and productive relationships with young people then please apply.

For further details please see the full job description.

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