SHS Practitioner (Eltham)

School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 35 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.

School-Home Support Practitioner

Wize Up Independent School, Eltham

Full-time (5 days a week), term-time only

Salary range: £22,901 – £25,211 per annum – depending on experience

The post-holder will be based in an alternative provision in Eltham, focusing their support on improving the mental health, attendance, punctuality and engagement of its pupils. The post-holder will work in close partnership with the alternative provision’s staff to deliver a programme of casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children and families.  The post-holder will need to be persistent, resilient and tenacious along with having the experience of working with hard to engage parents.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate, who 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 along with experience of transition work

The post-holder will work alongside key staff to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance, punctuality and engagement.

Please see the job description for full details.

To apply for one of these posts, please fill in an application form and send to recruitment@shs.org.uk

For an informal discussion please contact Richard Asomaning, Coordinator, on 07983 436003

Closing date: 23:59pm, Sunday 12 July 2020  

1st stage interviews: Wednesday 15 July 2020

2nd stage interviews:  Friday 17 July 2020

 

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. These roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.