Parental Engagement Practitioner, Blackpool

School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 30 years it has been working with children and young people struggling to stay in school due to a wide range of complex family issues. We get children and young people back into school ready to learn,
whatever it takes.

Parent Engagement Practitioner to be based in Blackpool

Salary starting from £21,073 pa

The post-holder will be based in Blackpool, they will have access to a number of ‘hot desks’ within Children’s Centres, and will work in close partnership with the Family Support Workers, the Co-ordinator and various agencies to deliver a programme of interventions and other activities to promote engagement in their child's education. The post-holder will need to be persistent and tenacious and will have strong experience of working intensively to engage hard to reach parents.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our newest team in Blackpool. The successful candidate will have good experience of working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child’s capacity to learn, strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families.

Please see job description and person specifications for full details of the post.

To apply for this post, please fill in an application form and send to recruitment@shs.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 26 May 2019
Interviews: week commencing 3 June 2019

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.