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Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Inclusion Support Worker (Access and Attendance)

closing date 18 Jan

Job Summary

Contract Type: Term Time Only
Advert Start Date: 22 December, 2017
Advert End Date: 18 January, 2018
Salary: £24,174 - £26,822 per annum, pro rata to hours and weeks worked.
Location: Yate (Broad Lane)
Weekly Hours: 18.5 hours per week, Term Time Only.
Job Category: Education
Vacancy Ref: CYT514/751

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

The Gypsy, Roma and Traveller part of the Ethnic Minority Achievement Service is commissioned directly by the local authority to support it in fulfilling its statutory duties in relation to Gypsy, Roma, Traveller (GRT) access, retention and continuity in education.

The aims of the commissioned service are to provide high quality support in respect of:

- access to educational placement, attendance and Children Missing Education (CME)
- supporting LA monitoring of Elective Home Education (EHE) for GRT children
- multi-agency working to support GRT access to services
- promoting and supporting distance learning and learning agreements as an educational continuity strategy for the Showman Community

The Ethnic Minority Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS) is one of four services within Integra Schools that supports vulnerable groups of children and young people and their families.

The role of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Inclusion Support Worker (Access and Attendance) is to implement agreed programmes of support, using a flexible approach, working in partnership with relevant school staff and families, in order to raise pupils attendance, achievement and attainment for GRT pupils.


A full UK driving licence and use of vehicle is essential.

Based at Broad Lane Offices.

This post is for 18.5 hours per week, Term Time Only. Please be informed, the quoted salary range will be pro-rated to reflect that it is a part time and term time only position.

Please note, this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Our preferred method of application is online at if you do not have internet access call us on 01454 866821 for an application pack.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all.

If you use your vehicle on authorised Council business, you will receive a mileage payment based on the Inland Revenue Authorised Mileage Allowance Payment Scheme (AMAPS). The allowance is provided on the condition that your own insurance covers you for business use and indemnifies the Council against claim (including those concerning passengers) arising out of the use of the vehicle on official business.

You will also be eligible for a car loan if you meet the criteria within the Councils Car Loan Scheme.


Interviews will be held on Thursday 1st February 2018.