Case Officer - £23,866 to £26,470 (pro rata)
Part Time / Temporary

Closing Date: 07.12.2018 | Job Ref: C/50118008 | Directorate: People | Service: Education, Early Start & Prevention | Location: Gateway Plaza, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Working Arrangements: Part time 0.5 FTE

Hours: 18.5

Flexible working arrangement

Contract type: Fixed Term, 2 years from appointment

DBS check: Yes

Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form.

 

Closing date: 7th December 2018 at 23:59

 

Employee Rewards

 

   

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

About the Post:

 

An opportunity has arisen to join the highly regarded , forward thinking Barnsley Virtual School team supporting the improving education outcomes of children and young people in the care, of BMBC and care leavers.

The successful candidate will support the work of the virtual school, facilitating the council’s termly personal education planning processes for children in its care , ensuring adherence to timescales and statutory compliance. 

The post holder will be responsible for:

• Ensuring termly personal plans are processed and recorded in line with the BMBC policy
• Monitor and supporting schools access to termly personal education planning systems to ensure plans are completed within agreed timescales
• Providing advice and guidance to social care colleagues in relation to termly personal education planning systems.
• Monitoring school/college attendance and provide performance management information relevant to the aims of the virtual school
• Facilitating effective communication through maintenance of up to date designated teacher contacts
• Providing advice and guidance relevant to the Code of practice and relevant legislation
• Preparing casework for panels and lac reviews as required
• Implement maintain and review paperwork and adherence to statutory EHCP procedures for looked after children with SEND

The successful candidate will have qualifications at NVQ level 3 or equivalent and experience of working with information management systems and data bases . They will have a good working knowledge of the relevant codes of practice and legislation and experience of communicating and working effectively with a range of stakeholders. The post is suitable for a job share.

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Case Officer - Job Profile.docx

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Case Officer - Exposure Profile.docx

 

Tips for your application form

 

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 07.12.2018 | Job Ref: C/50118008 | Directorate: People | Service: Education, Early Start & Prevention | Location: Gateway Plaza, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
 

Working Arrangements: Part time 0.5 FTE

Hours: 18.5

Flexible working arrangement

Contract type: Fixed Term, 2 years from appointment

DBS check: Yes

Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form.

 

Closing date: 7th December 2018 at 23:59

 

Employee Rewards

 

   

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

About the Post:

 

An opportunity has arisen to join the highly regarded , forward thinking Barnsley Virtual School team supporting the improving education outcomes of children and young people in the care, of BMBC and care leavers.

The successful candidate will support the work of the virtual school, facilitating the council’s termly personal education planning processes for children in its care , ensuring adherence to timescales and statutory compliance. 

The post holder will be responsible for:

• Ensuring termly personal plans are processed and recorded in line with the BMBC policy
• Monitor and supporting schools access to termly personal education planning systems to ensure plans are completed within agreed timescales
• Providing advice and guidance to social care colleagues in relation to termly personal education planning systems.
• Monitoring school/college attendance and provide performance management information relevant to the aims of the virtual school
• Facilitating effective communication through maintenance of up to date designated teacher contacts
• Providing advice and guidance relevant to the Code of practice and relevant legislation
• Preparing casework for panels and lac reviews as required
• Implement maintain and review paperwork and adherence to statutory EHCP procedures for looked after children with SEND

The successful candidate will have qualifications at NVQ level 3 or equivalent and experience of working with information management systems and data bases . They will have a good working knowledge of the relevant codes of practice and legislation and experience of communicating and working effectively with a range of stakeholders. The post is suitable for a job share.

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Case Officer - Job Profile.docx

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Case Officer - Exposure Profile.docx

 

Tips for your application form

 

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.