We are seeking to appoint a part time Family Worker.
Permanent to start ASAP.
Term time only plus 3 training days.
22.5 hours per week: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 08:30am-04:30pm.
About this Role:
We are looking to appoint a Family Worker, who can positively engage parents/carers, children
and their families in children’s learning and development so that, in
partnership with other agencies the school effectively meets the needs of
children and young people. To work closely with parents and families,
school staff and outside agencies such as social care, to ensure the safety and
well-being of children and to promote safeguarding practices and awareness
undertaking referrals as necessary. Undertake structured assessment of the needs
of children and young people with their parents, through school-based meetings
and home visiting, to identify resources and support needed. This will entail working with individual
families and making referrals to other agencies with whom co-working
arrangements may be appropriate, e.g. Children and Family Services, Education
Welfare, CAMHS, Health Visitors, Safer Luton Partnership.
To promote good attendance for all pupils and
plan appropriate strategies to ensure that this is achieved.
We can offer you:
· A motivated and supportive Leadership team.
· A commitment to enhancing your professional development.
· A friendly and warm community with dedicated staff.
· Enthusiastic learners.
· A commitment to raising standards for all our children.
Applicants for this public facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse and provide effective help or advice in fluently spoken English.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Closing Date: 21st September 2023 @ 3pm
Interview Date: 28th September 2023
Start Date: ASAP
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