Family Support Worker
Location: Bedford Primary School, L20 9LJ
Hours: 35 Hours, 5 days per week, term-time only
Salary: £19,733 – £22,274 per annum
Closing date: Monday 4 December at 10am
First stage interview: To be confirmed
Second stage interview: To be confirmed
This is a permanent position.
Our mission at School-Home Support is simple. We get children and young people back in school ready to learn, whatever it takes. The work we do is truly life changing, you should join us on this mission.
As the Family Support Worker, you will work in close partnership with school staff to deliver a programme of casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children and families.
You will have good experience of working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child’s capacity to learn, strong abilities in engaging children and their families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families along with experience of transition work.
You will work alongside key school staff in school to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance and punctuality.
You will have excellent relationship building, creative and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate with a wide group of people.
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To apply for the role, you will need to send a completed application form outlining how you meet the person specification to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10am on 4 December 2023. The subject line in your email should be Bedford.
We are committed to maximising staff wellbeing and creating an inclusive, safe environment where everyone feels comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. To find out more about our current initiatives and offerings, please view our EDI & Wellbeing initiatives document which you can find here.
As an employer we offer:
- Perkbox membership
- Employee assistance programme
- Life assurance
- Pension scheme
For an informal and confidential chat about the role please email Kelly Gosling, HR Advisor at email@example.com.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call HR on 020 7426 5000 if you need any special arrangements or adjustments to help you take part in this recruitment process.
School-Home Support takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. All roles at SHS are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.