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Child and early years officers
Annual pay £41,080
Workforce change 12%
The workforce is projected to expand by 12% over the period to 2024, adding
4,036 jobs. In the same period, 30% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 10,451 job openings.
Child and early years officers work with babies and with children up to 14 years of age (or 16 for those with special needs), providing support, help and advice to individuals or within a family context.
deals with issues relating to poor attendance at school
works with social worker to identify, plan and deliver appropriate support to families facing a variety of difficulties
advises clients and their families on available resources
writes up case notes, prepares reports, keeps up-to-date records on clients
makes referrals to other agencies such as social services and educational psychologists
attends meetings with colleagues and outside agencies.