Service Care Solutions Ltd

Virtual School Secondary Education Advisor

Virtual School Secondary Education Advisor needed with North Somerset Council

Start Date- ASAP

Location - Clevedon (hybrid)

Duration - initially 3 months

Hours per week - 22.2 hours per week

Salary - £25 ltd an hour


  • The staff of the Virtual School monitor the educational progress and achievement of children in the care of North Somerset Council and have a focus of raising the educational achievement of these children and young people

  • The Virtual School also holds the responsibility for offering advice and guidance in respect of educational matters of previously looked after and adopted children and young people and currently a strategic role for children with a social worker

  • The focus will be on secondary aged students, but flexibility is needed to work across all key stages from Early Years through to college and university

  • To ensure that every individual secondary child in care has a robust Personal Education Plan, which will enable the young person to thrive and achieve

  • To quality assure the Personal Education Plans to ensure that targets are clear, evidence based and aspirational, and that the young person is supported and challenged to make excellent progress

  • To offer advice and guidance and to prompt interventions when difficulties arise to ensure that each child has the necessary support to ensure their health and well-being and academic progress

What is required?

  • Vocational qualification (QTS or experience to Degree Level or above)

  • Direct Virtual School experience and/or experience of working with Designated Teachers and other professionals who support children who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties

  • Excellent understanding of current school improvement programmes

  • Approved professional qualification relevant to the area of work and practical experience of working with service user groups giving rise to a variety of technical skills and thorough understanding of the principles of the services available

  • Experience of providing support to schools at an operational level

  • Full UK driving license and availability of their own car for work uses

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

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