Family Support Worker

We are looking to appoint a part time Family Support Worker who can support children and families who may need a little extra support or who are experiencing difficulties.

Job Location(s)
Saxilby
Grade
G6: 22,911 - 25,295
Job Category
Admin/Secretarial
Salary
22911
Criminal Record Check
Enhanced Child Workforce with child barred list
Contract Type
Permanent
Appointment Type
Part-time
Hours per week
13
Contact Name
The Office
Contact Phone Number
01522 702669
Contact Email Address
Enquiries@saxilby.lincs.sch.uk
Web Address
http://www.saxilby.lincs.sch.uk/
Closing Date
06/09/2019
Job Reference
9452

Family Support Worker

We are looking to appoint a part time Family Support Worker who can support children and families who may need a little extra support or who are experiencing difficulties.

This is a great opportunity in an interesting and varied role with much to offer; it involves working on varied projects and tasks that require focus and considerable initiative. The successful candidate will be a confident communicator with exceptionally strong interpersonal skills. This is very much a hands-on role which provides both challenge and support and requires the ability to be adaptable, solutions-focused and independent. Tasks will vary depending on the needs of each child and their family. The post holder will carry out Early Help Assessments, attend and lead TAC, ESCO  and CIN meetings, work with children in school, work in close partnership with their parents and liaise between agencies on the child/families behalf.

This post is a part time (13 hours a week), permanent G6 post.  Hours can be arranged flexibly over the week but will be across at least three days of the week. Additional hours may be available to provide additional one to one and small group support for children.

The candidate should have:

  • Experience of working directly with children/young people
  • Proven track record of working with other professionals and outside agencies
  • Experience of Early Help Assessments, TAC and CP procedures
  • Sound knowledge of Child Safeguarding
  • Proven record-keeping experience and a strong ability to work independently, using your own initiative

In return we can offer:

  • A welcoming and friendly school with supportive staff, governors and parents.
  • Wonderful children and families
  • Excellent opportunities for developing skills
  • A varied and enjoyable role in a schools setting

 

   Closing date: Friday 6th September

   Interview date: Week beginning 9th September

 

Visits to the school are welcome (from the 4th Sept). To obtain an application pack please download from our school website at www.saxilby.lincs.sch.uk or to book a visit please contact the school on 01522 702669.

 

Our school is committed to the safeguarding of children and promoting child welfare. The appointment will be subject to an Enhanced CRB Disclosure. All references will be taken up before interview

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.

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