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Young Persons' Participation Officer - The Education People

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

We are seeking a Young People’s Participation Officer on a 12-month fixed term contract. The successful candidate will assist with the statutory duty to track young people to identify their education or learning status. You will contact them by telephone, letter and email recording the outcome of the contact on our database. You will have an excellent telephone manner and be able to meet targets on the number of young people you contact.

You will help maintain and develop relationships with schools and colleges to ensure the continuation of good working practices and sharing of data. 

You must have excellent communication skills, be organised, able to work to deadlines, be accurate in your work, work well in a team, have good IT skills and be able to empathise with young people.

The successful applicant will mainly be working from home, but some travel for meetings will be required.

The working hours of this post are 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.  There is however, the opportunity to work flexibly, including early evenings and Saturday mornings. 

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interviews will be held virtually on the 23rd August 2022.

Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, please contact:

Robin Chapple on 03301 651207.

About the Company

The Education People is owned by Kent County Council and is a one-stop shop for education services, to help you improve learning, wellbeing and children’s development. We support the full age range from early years to young adults, with over 800 products and services available specific to education needs always. Our people are here to support your people and ensure you receive a high quality product and get value for money.

Whilst this post is advertised via KCC your employment will be with The Education People.

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