Child or early years officer
- Attends meetings with colleagues and outside agencies.
- Makes referrals to other agencies such as social services and educational psychologists.
- Writes up case notes, prepares reports, keeps up-to-date records on clients.
- Advises clients and their families on available resources.
- Works with social worker to identify, plan and deliver appropriate support to families facing a variety of difficulties.
- Deals with issues relating to poor attendance at school.
Typical Education Level
Honours, Bachelor's degree
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 20% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for child or early years officer is £21,570
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 646. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for child or early years officer roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £21,570 per year. That is about £1,797 per month or £11.06 per hour. New workers generally start on £14,893, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £29,411
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 646 people are employed in the region.