Admissions Officer

Posted 4 days ago by LTHT Staff Bank
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We have a fantastic opportunity for five Admission Officers working at a Leading Local Authority in Greater Manchester. This is a Temporary Full-time role, initially for the next 3 months.

The Role

Your role will be to arrange pupil admissions to mainstream primary and secondary schools/academies in line with the local authorities statutory requirements and policies.

Duties

You will be making arrangements to enable and establish the identities of children residing in its area who are not receiving a suitable education.

Inputting and extracting information from a database of children currently not in education.

You must have the ability to follow a robust and appropriate monitoring procedure, to ensure the whereabouts of children is known.

Carry out effective tracking, including keeping / updating records of all children who leave education without a known destination, rigorous follow-up procedures, agreed procedures with schools, other local authorities and agencies.

Additional responsibilities will include –

Receive and process information about a child who is or is believed to be missing education on the database.

Check whether a place of education is already known, and make enquiries of the last known school attended or any other last known provider

Make other reasonable enquiries with health and social care, housing, and benefit agencies etc

Locate and contact the family, identify the child’s needs.

Identify and access available provision, such as local schools with places available

Key Requirements

  • Previous Senior Administrator Experience, with Strong IT Skills
  • Valid Enhanced DBS on the Update Service
  • Excellent people skills, being able to talk to children, teachers, carers, family members, and other senior professionals.

Employee Benefits

  • Reed Reward Benefits and Discounts
  • Flexible Payment Options i.e. PAYE / Umbrella and Ltd options
  • Weekly Pay, with Online Timesheet system

Reference: 40878323

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