West Byfleet, Surrey
£14,030 pro-rated (£27,327 FTE)
Part-time, Temporary, One-year fixed term, with the anticipation of being extended, dependent on funding Contract
Job description

Main purpose of Job

Provide sustained support to vulnerable young people across a cluster of special schools, helping SEND students to overcome issues, before they become potentially life-changing problems. The core work will be providing one to one mentoring and group work activities that develop happy, thriving, and resilient young adults who will contribute positively to society.

Key Responsibilities

Planning and Development

·    To proactively address students/young people’s needs before issues arise

·    To build positive and supportive relationships with young people

·      To ensure that all work is integrated with other in-school support services and the pastoral team

·    Contribute to the Eikon team by attending team days half-termly

Delivery

·         To deliver & co-ordinate high-quality support to young people which includes one to one mentoring and group work with a focus on anxiety, low mood, and behavioral issues

·         Ensure that all support is Trauma/ ACE informed

·         Coordinate and develop a bespoke package of support across a cluster of special schools

·         Be a point person for parents and signpost to online resources

·         Develop and deliver co-produced workshops on issues effecting YP – e.g. low self- esteem, self- harm, family issues

·         Provide direct 1:1 intervention – e.g. evidence- based or evidence informed intervention

·         Work within Eikon’s equal opportunities, health & safety, and safeguarding policies, at all times

·         Identify emerging needs and co-ordinate with other in-school support services

Quality and standards

·         Ensure all staff understand and deliver within Eikon’s safeguarding policies and practices

·         Set standards to ensure evaluations and case notes are all up to date and completed on time

·         Keep accurate records and provide data and information as required

Finance and resources

·         Manage devolved budget and other resources effectively, within delegated authority limits

Communications and relationships

·         Liaise with parents and guardians where appropriate

·         Be a touch point for community services

·         Signpost to additional support that may exist in the community

·         Gather insight and feed the voice of young people into the wider system

·         Support EWMH culture as part of the school’s team and point person within schools

·         Help navigate the wider system (work collaboratively with any provider of clinical CAMHS/or other support services

·         Ensure that an ethos of open communication between key stakeholders is established

 

Refreshed on: 24 January 2021
Closed date: 03 February 2021
Tags: Teaching, Practitioner