Family Support Worker - Based at St Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy Permanent (35 hours), Term Time Only Plus 5 days
Salary NJC Grade F, scale points 19 to 24 : £29,777 - £33,024 (pro rata)
The Governors of Christ the King and St Cuthbert’s Catholic Academies are seeking to appoint an inspirational staff member to join a team of dedicated staff working within the pastoral and safeguarding team at St Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy.
The successful candidate must have a proven track record of successfully removing barriers for young people and their families whilst working alongside and with external agencies.
Experience in a school is a desirable criteria and not essential for this role.
Governors believe this is an excellent opportunity for a forward-looking individual to join a team within one of our two schools. Our two schools are part of the Blessed Edward Bamber Catholic Multi Academy Trust.
Following the promotion of the existing post holder, the new Family Support Worker will be a critical member of the pastoral team. They will report to the Designated Safeguarding Lead, whilst working alongside other colleagues and members of the team. The intensive work with families engaged with social care will take a large proportion of the time alongside working with pupils to support preventive measures.
The successful candidate will build professional and positive relationships with colleagues, parents, children and external agencies in their pursuit of high quality pastoral care at St Cuthbert’s.
It is to be noted that the position of Family Support Worker is full time within St Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy, term time only plus five days.
The role would require engagement with the other Family SupportWorker based at Christ the King Catholic Academy as well as working alongside a School Home Support (SHS) practitioner who works across the two sites also.
Our school offers a range of professional development
opportunities for the successful candidates.
If you are at the start of your career working with young people,
looking for a position to make a difference to the young people and their
families within our community, we would welcome an application.
Our goal at St Cuthbert’s is to create, with our
pupils, a loving Catholic learning community in which they are able to thrive and
reach their potential, growing into confident, thoughtful and happy young
people. This is the heart of our Catholic identity and is the basis of our
children’s spiritual and moral education.
We encourage pupils to “choose life” in all that they do, to work hard,
make the best of their talents and develop their appreciation of the gifts of
BEBCMAT is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors.
All posts are subject to:
● Medical clearance
● Verification of qualifications and National Insurance number.
● Two references including a judgement about suitability to work with children.
● A member of the interview panel will be trained in implementing Child Protection procedures.
● In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, online search be carried out.
For teaching positions, barred list checks and prohibition from teaching checks will be carried out.
For leadership positions, section 128 checks will be performed.
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