Pastoral Support Key Worker St Mary's Catholic Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire

Job description

The Directors are seeking to appoint a Pastoral Support Key Worker to support a case load of our most vulnerable students with a particular focus on social emotional and mental health (SEMH) issues.

The post is permanent, full time (37 hours per week), term time only plus the Academy’s five INSET days. Hours of work each day are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8.20 am to 4.15 pm and on Thursday from 8.20 am to 3.20 pm – with 20 minutes for lunch each day. The post is paid on Grade D (Points 7-11) of the new NJC salary scale – the approximate actual pro-rata starting salary on Point 7 is £16,798.

The post is subject to DBS (formally CRB), Asylum and Immigration
and Medical Clearance

For further information about this post please contact
Miss Emma Hudson (Headteacher’s PA)
www.st-mary.blackpool.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is Midday on Friday 24 January 2020

Essential educational requirements

Skills/knowledge equivalent to national qualification Level 3 or equivalent experience

GCSE English or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Skills/knowledge equivalent to national qualification Level 3 or equivalent experience

GCSE English or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Skills:
• Good literacy, numeracy skills and ICT skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Effective organisation
• Confidence to work independently
• Ability to work on one’s own initiative, balance competing priorities and organise a work schedule.
• Ability to motivate children/young people by establishing empathic and supportive working relationships.
• Ability to work as part of a team to reach agreed targets and outcomes for children/young people

Experience:
• Experience of working effectively with vulnerable people in either education, social work, youth work or another related area of work.
• Experience of communicating with the parents /carers of children/young people.

Employee benefits

CPD
LGPS


About St Mary's Catholic Academy

Address
St Walburga's Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 7EQ
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
St Mary's Catholic Academy website (opens in a new window)