Tilbury, Essex
£22,901 FTE pa depending on experience
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 30 years it has been working with children and young people struggling to stay in school due to a wide range of complex family issues. We get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

Through a mixture of growth and staff turnover we now require the following post:

School-Home Support Practitioner
Olive AP Academy – Thurrock
Full time role, 5 days per week (Term time only)
Salary from: £22,901 FTE pa depending on experience

Olive AP Academy is a unique facility in Thurrock. Olive AP Academy is Thurrock's educational alternative provision for secondary aged children and young people. You will work in close partnership with the setting. With a focus on improving and administering attendance, your role will also require you to deliver a programme of casework to promote educational outcomes, positive behaviour and supporting parents in their homes.

This is an exciting role and the successful candidate will have good experience of working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child's capacity to learn, strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their parents, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships within the setting and with other agencies.

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 5th April 2020 
First stage interviews: Wednesday 8th April 2020 
Second Stage interviews: Week of the 20th April 2020


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to the School-Home Support website where you can download the relevant information pack and application form. 

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.

SHS is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 06 March 2020
Closed date: 06 April 2020
Job ref: 155582_SS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner