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customer.service@shropshire.gov.uk

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0345 678 9000

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Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6ND

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Children in employment

All school age children who work part-time must be registered with the Local Authority.

It is the responsibility of the employer to register all school age children working for them, and to carry out a risk assessment.

To register, please download and complete the application form and send it to the Child Employment Officer.

Child working hours

Children must not work before 7am or after 7pm.

Children are not allowed to work more than 12 hours a week during term time.

All school age children must have at least two consecutive weeks off during school holidays.

13 - 14 years

  • School days - 2 hours (Children can only work out of school hours. This may include 1 hour before school).
  • Saturdays - 5 hours
  • Sundays - 2 hours
  • School Holidays - 5 hours (Up to a maximum of 25 hours a week)

15 - 16 years

  • School days - 2 hours (Children can only work out of school hours. This may include 1 hour before school).
  • Saturdays - 8 hours
  • Sundays - 2 hours
  • School Holidays - 8 hours (Up to a maximum of 35 hours a week)

Useful information about child employment and child performance can be found on the NNCEE website www.nncee.org.uk

Please note that applications for both Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council are processed at the following address:  Child Employment Officer, Attendance Support Team, Telford & Wrekin Council, 6 Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA.  Child.employment@telford.gov.uk  

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Contact

Child Employment Officer
01952 385223
Telford & Wrekin Council
Attendance Support Team
6 Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
TF3 4JA
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