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Education Welfare Officer

Salary SCP: 24 – 28 pro-rata Actual Salary (£16,303 - £17,965) plus Essential Car

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Education Welfare Officer
Salary SCP: 24 – 28 pro-rata Actual Salary (£16,303 - £17,965) plus Essential Car
  • Part time
  • Term time hours
21.6 hours per week
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BELS, 2 Bristol Avenue London, NW9 4EW
Barnet, London
£16,303 - £17,965 pro rata
Salary period
14/07/2022 23:59

Barnet Education & Learning Service (BELS) is the employer. 

BELS is a local authority controlled company which is responsible for providing the Council's Education & Skills service to Barnet schools.

Education Welfare Officer 

Contract Type: Part time (21.6 hrs)- Term Time Only
Salary SCP: 24 – 28; £31,590 - £ 34,809 per annum pro-rata
Actual Salary: £16,303 - £17,965 plus Essential Car User Allowance

Barnet Education and Learning Service is a company wholly-owned by Barnet Council, delivering the Council’s education services to schools, children and young people. An exciting opportunity to work with schools and families to maximise school attendance for the benefit of children and their future success. You will provide a traded service to schools and be able 
to communicate effectively with parents and professionals to resolve issues affecting children's access to education. You will be purposeful in identifying and resolving problems and providing challenge where necessary. You will be confident about pursuing legal sanctions and acting as a witness in the event of proceedings. Previous experience of working with children, young people and their families is required, preferably, but not exclusively, within an educational setting. You will need to be enthusiastic, committed to the values of education and be able to organise your work efficiently and effectively. Full supervision and training will be provided. 

This post carries an essential car user’s allowance. You will therefore need to have a full, valid UK/European driving licence and daily use of a vehicle. Barnet Education and Learning Service is flexible in recruitment for applicants that are either part-time or full time.

 How to apply: To apply for this post, please visit

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Lauren Jefferson, Education Welfare 
Team Manager, 020 8359 3109.
Closing date for applications: Midnight – Thursday 14th July 2022

Safeguarding statement:  BELS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check will be required.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lauren Jefferson
Job title
Education Welfare Team Manager
Telephone number
020 8359 3109.