7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: Monday to Friday - 30 hours per week, term time only plus 1 week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,269 - £32,076 FTE

Pay scale

Grade 8, points 18 - 23

What skills and experience we're looking for

John Hampden Primary School are looking to recruit a Family Links Worker for September 2024. Our successful candidate will be a talented and professional individual who shares our vision of high aspirations, achievement, and a passion for learning. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day-to-day school life. They will be innovative and creative and be a strong team player.

Purpose of the Post:

To deliver early family intervention, preventative support, guidance and advice to improve outcomes for children and families within a school context.

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Family Links Worker to join our pastoral support team within school. The post holder will act as one of our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSL), working closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) to continue to safeguard pupils and families within our care. This is a key role within school which requires a highly efficient person to liaise with relevant staff, parents, carers and outside agencies, ensuring that the correct support is identified and implemented.

We believe in providing our children with the very best support so that they can achieve the very best outcomes and we extend that support to our families.

The successful candidate will:

  • Show a commitment to the overall vision, values and ethos of the school
  • Have high expectations of themselves and others
  • Be creative, driven and innovative in their approach to their work
  • Be flexible to the needs of the school
  • Work as part of a team
  • Show warmth, care and commitment to our community

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • A welcoming, supportive and inclusive school ethos
  • Well-motivated children with enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A committed and hardworking team who are supportive and work closely with parents, governors and the community, and who work closely together to provide the best care and teaching for the children

Commitment to safeguarding

John Hampden Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin.2591@john-hampden.oxon.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
Download an application form - 323 KB

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About John Hampden Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01844 212291

Local authority maintained school for 3 to 11 year olds.

Arranging a visit to John Hampden Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin.2591@john-hampden.oxon.sch.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Welfare Assistant

James Elliman Academy

Elliman Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 5BA

Behaviour Specialist Teacher

William Harding School

Hazlehurst Drive, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9TJ

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Oxfordshire