Elective Home Education (EHE) Advisor, Local Authority, Full-time, Remote Role
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This is a full-time role working with Local Authority (Birmingham City Council). This role is mainly remote working when not conducting visits, so the successful candidate must have experience in a similar post previously, experience working with vulnerable children or families, or communicating directly with families. The EHE role involves engaging with parents and professionals:
To receive, record and check children and young people recorded as EHE and communicate with a range of professionals when appropriate. To provide advice and guidance to parents, schools, and professionals. To contact families and advise them of the expectations in relation the Elective Home Education, understand reasons for this decision and help them to identify any local support networks or universal support offers that may be available to them. To input and maintain accurate and comprehensive database pathways as required and processing EHE requests from parents and carers. You will strive daily to maintain, develop, and improve professional, supportive working relationships with parents, schools, and services in relation to EHE. To work collaboratively with professionals across services to ensure effective case management, integrated working practice and successful outcomes for children. Excellent organisation skills including an ability to work independently, systematically and work with conflicting demands. Excellent customer service skills using verbal and written communication methods. The ability to undertake a variety of administrative tasks, operating within departmental policies and procedures. Ability to work effectively as part of a team. Together with self-motivation and the ability to work unsupervised. Some travel to meetings may be necessary.
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There are tasks that require working in the community, for example meetings in schools, visits to families’ homes, and team meetings so you will need to have your own transport or be able to travel.
This is a demanding but interesting and varied role where you will be juggling daily with competing demands and priorities. working closely with parents, families, schools, and professionals to ensure children and young people’s education is safeguarded within Elective Home Education.
What you’ll need to succeed
To succeed in this role, you will need to be confident and have previous experience working with young people and families and have a genuine desire to support. You must have your own vehicle to conduct visits. This is a fully remote role so you will need to be computer literate. You must have an Enhanced DBS registered on the Update Service, if not we will need to process a new DBS.
What you’ll get in return
In return you will receive competitive hourly rates, holiday pay, weekly pay, a free DBS and £250 when you recommend a colleague.
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