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Family and Child Support Worker - Full-time - Special Needs Position

City of Rochester School, Cliffe Woods

  • Ref:KCC887-6011-66S
  • Posted:22/11/2022
  • Pay:£23,667 - £26,990
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:28/11/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

We are seeking to appoint Family Support Workers who have experience in working alongside vulnerable children and families.   

This is a vital role in our school community and you will work to build positive relationships between parents/carers and the school, for the benefit of the children, particularly those that are vulnerable.

A primary function of this role is to support children to overcome barriers to learning.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with vulnerable children and families
  • Follow safeguarding systems and procedures
  • Provide a positive offer of support to parents/carers
  • Acknowledge the importance of the parent’s role in supporting their child to achieve
  • Deal with issues which may arise in a pupil’s home or in their education
  • Encourage parents to enter into a partnership with the school
  • Be able to open channels to discuss additional family support, training and other needs for individual families.
  • Be able to sign post parents and carers to avenues of support

The City of Rochester School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Recruitment during COVID-19: Due to the current situation, it will not be possible to visit the school but we would encourage you to look at the website and call or email to discuss the role further. Candidates may be interviewed via remote video link and further information on the interview itself will be discussed if your application is shortlisted.

 

You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications.  We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

 

Information about the school

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged through the school office.

Now is an exciting time to join this wonderful school in its development and growth. We believe that personalised teaching and learning in an autism specific environment allows students’ individual needs to be met and their capabilities fully realised. Our vision is powerful and ambitious.

City of Rochester School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The following policies are available on the school website: ~Safeguarding Policy ~ Whistleblowing Poilicy

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.