Family Support Worker
Family Support Worker
Location: Bedford Primary School
Hours: 5 days per week term time only plus inset days – 35 hours per week
Closing date: Monday 4th December, 10am
This is permanent position.
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.
We are looking for a 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 and engagement in learning.
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
To view the job description please view the additional resources section at the end of the advert.
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 the additional resources section at the end of the advert.
As an employer we offer:
- Perkbox membership
- Employee assistance programme
- Life assurance
- Pension scheme
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. If you need any special arrangements or adjustments to help you take part in this recruitment process please get in touch.
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.
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