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Outreach Officer Ref: DON/18/0639

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, LEARNING & OPPORTUNITIES: CYP
COMMISSIONING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Based at: Civic Office, Doncaster
Salary details: Grade 7 £12,390 - £13,961 
Job details: 22.2 Hours, Part Time, Permanent
Closing date: 15 November 2018
Interview date: 22 November 2018
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Role Title: Outreach Officer

Based at: Civic Office, Doncaster

Salary Details: Grade 7, £12,390 - £13,961

Contract Type: Permanent, Part-Time, 22.2 Hours per week

Closing date: 15 November 2018

We are passionate about our Place and we firmly believe we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors.

The Virtual School is currently recruiting for a part-time (0.6 FTE) permanent Outreach Officer (Gypsy & Traveller) to join our team. The Outreach Officer will develop community links, enable parents to access educational opportunities for their children, and support schools/settings to engage positively with ‘hard-to-reach’ families in Gypsy and Traveller communities. We are looking for a self-motivated officer who can work well as part of a busy team. You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and use your initiative to carry out your duties effectively.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more.

For further details or an informal chat please contact: Julia Mellors, Tel: 01302 734258, email Julia.mellors@doncaster.gov.uk 

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

Shortlisting will take place on 16th November 2018 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on 22nd November 2018.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English.