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Family Support Worker (Maternity Cover)

BD3 0DU (On-site)
Bradford, West Yorkshire
£22,274 - £24,796 per year
Contract or temporary (Maternity cover (one year, or when the employee returns) )
Job description

Family Support Worker (Maternity Cover) 
Carlton Bolling School, Undercliffe Lane, Bradford, BD3 0DU
Hours: 5 days per week term time only - 35 hours per week
Salary: £22,274 - £24,796 per annum (This is the actual salary)

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 Family Support Worker to join our team for a 2024 start, 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 scroll down to the additional resources section at the end of the advert. 

To apply for the role please tap the apply now button which will take you to our website. 

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 here.

As an employer we offer:

  • Perkbox membership 

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Life assurance 

  • Pension scheme

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.

More about School-Home Support

School-Home Support is a charity working with children and families to maximise educational opportunities and improve life chances.


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Posted on: 10 November 2023
Closed date: 27 November 2023 at 10:00
Job ref: Maternity Cover
Tags: Support Worker, Practitioner

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