Attendance Officer / Family Support Worker
Bracebridge Infant and Nursery School, Francis Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. LN5 8QG
15 hours per week (Flexible timings).
Temporary post to start as soon as possible.
Grade G7, Point 18 (£8284.00 actual per annum based on G7 18 & under five years’ service).
The Headteacher and Trustees are looking to appoint a highly motivated, flexible, exceptional individual in the role of Attendance officer/Family Support Advisor to support our children and their families. We are a small, happy, friendly family orientated school. We have wonderful children, supportive parents and a dedicated team of staff and trustees. Our children love their school and we work together to provide opportunities for every child to meet our motto in ‘Being the best we can be.
Working flexibly throughout the week with children families and staff to overcome barriers, you will help to ensure that all children are all to attend school and achieve their full potential. As part of the role the successful candidate will support the school’s Early Help offer and to achieve their attendance targets, as well as offer family guidance, advice and signposting further support needed to our families.
We require a professional who has:
- An understanding of attendance procedures and regulations
- A knowledge of agencies that can provide support to families in various situations
- Experience of signposting to appropriate agencies for the benefit of children and families
- Experience of delivering family support in school and the community
- The ability to liaise with parents and professional, offering support and challenge as appropriate
- The ability to form professional relationships and be part of our staff team
- Good record keeping
- Good inter personal skills and an ability to remain clam under pressure
- Own transport with business insurance ( which can be funded by school)
Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and can be arranged for a mutually convenient time. If you would like to join our team and help to make a difference in our learner’s lives, then we would be delighted to hear from you.
For further details and an application pack, please download an application pack from our website:- www.bracebridge.lincs.sch.uk or contact Mrs Nicola Cranston, School Business Manager, at the school on telephone (01522) 520591 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bracebridge Infant and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
The post is temporary to 31st August 2020 pending a review of the needs of the school.
Closing date for applications is Friday 27th September 2019.
Interviews to be held week commencing 7th October 2019.
In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.
All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.