Family Support Worker – Hanson Academy, Bradford

Location: Bradford – Hanson Academy

Hours: 5 days per week term time only – 35 hours per week

Salary: £22,274 – £24,796 per annum (this is the actual salary)

Closing date: Wednesday 3 April 2024

Start date: As soon as possible

Please note: We will be interviewing candidates on an on going basis, as such we encourage you to submit applications early to avoid disappointment.

This is a fixed-term contract until 31st March 2025 with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

 

Our mission at School-Home Support is simple. We get children and young people back in school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

Is this a mission for you? Yes? Then read on.

School-Home Support has been commissioned to deliver family support work in secondary schools in Bradford. This is an incredibly exciting project that will see us support more young people and their families than ever before in Bradford.

We are looking for a passionate Family Support Worker to join our team and to make a difference in children’s lives every single day. As the Family Support Worker, you will work in close partnership with school staff to deliver a programme of casework to promote and improve educational outcomes for the children and their families we support.

You will also focus your support to help improve attendance, punctuality, engagement in learning, improved behaviour in school and the local community as well as improving social and emotional regulation and well-being.

You will have excellent relationship building and communications skills with a proven ability to communicate with a wide group of people.

You’ll have previous experience of:

  • working and engaging with parents, carers or guardians, children or individuals through individual and/or group-based support
  • working in an educational or outreach environment
  • working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child’s capacity to learn
  • working with families from diverse communities
  • preventing young people from becoming involved in violence and/or violent crime

 

To view the job description please click here.

To apply for the role please download the application form here and then send your completed form to recruitment@shs.org.uk by 10am on Wednesday 3 April 2024. Please title subject fields as Hanson Academy in your email.

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

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 recruitment@shs.org.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please email recruitment@shs.org.uk 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.