Interim Senior Caseworker (secondment possible) 22 views

Barnet Virtual School is looking to appoint a  Senior Caseworker for the Summer term, in the first instance. This may suit someone looking for a terms work or someone who is looking to try a different senior role in education for a term. A secondment from a school for a term would be welcomed.

The successful candidate would be a member of the Virtual School’s senior leadership team. They would be responsible for a caseload of Looked After Children and would support a small team of caseworkers in their work.

The purpose of Barnet Virtual School is to:

  • track and  monitor the progress of Barnet’s looked after children / young people (LAC) in school and through further and higher education settings
  • to give advice and guidance to other workers who directly engage with these young people.
  • To raise the educational attainment and achievement of Children in Care and Care Leavers.
  • to ensure that Children in Care have equal access to educational, training and employment opportunities
  • To ensure that Children in Care participate and progress within a wide range of educational and broader activities within and extending beyond schools

The successful candidate would be based at North London Business Park but should expect to work flexibility and be prepared to travel to, on occasions, to meet with young people across the country.

More information about the post can be found in the job description attached but we would also welcome an informal chat with any interested candidates. Karen Walsh-Saunders (Head of the Virtual School)  would welcome an informal chat about the role with interested candidates. She can be contacted via email (karen.walsh-saunders@barnet.gov.uk) or by telephone:  0208 359 7744.

If you wish to apply for the position please contact Karen on the details above via email.

Closing Date for applications is 3rd May 2019.

 

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