School-Home Support
Eastbourne, East Sussex
£18,074 - £22,711 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

School-Home Support (SHS) is a dynamic charity working to ensure every child is in school ready to learn. 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 issues. We get children and young people back in school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

School-Home Support Practitioner
Location: Eastbourne
Contract: 5 days a week, term time only
Salary range: £18,074 - £22,711 per annum - depending on experience

The post-holder will be based within a Secondary school in Eastbourne, focusing their support on improving attendance, punctuality and engagement. The post-holder will work in close partnership with school staff to deliver a programme of casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children and families.  The post-holder will need to be persistent, resilient and tenacious along with having the experience of working with hard to engage parents.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate, who 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 families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families along with experience of transition work

The post-holder will work alongside key school staff in school to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance, punctuality and engagement.

Closing date for applications is Midnight Monday 10 January 2022

1st Stage Interviews:  Thursday 13 January 2022 (am)
2nd Stage Interviews:   Thursday 13 January 2022 (pm)

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

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

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

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.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 03 December 2021
Closed date: 02 January 2022
Job ref: 159325_SS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner