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Wellbeing and Home School Support Worker - Term Time

Twydall Primary School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-2014-37S
  • Posted:27/01/2023
  • Pay:C1 – Salary: £16,005 - £21,074
  • Start Date:as soon as possible
  • App Close Date:09/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:not known


We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate for the role of Wellbeing and Home School Support Worker.  The successful candidate must have experience of supporting parents/carers, a vast knowledge of external agencies/services and the ability to liaise with other professionals.  He/she will work under the direction of the Inclusion Manager, to support vulnerable families experiencing a range of challenges. This may include delivery of parenting workshops, intervention programmes to support the emotional wellbeing of children and families, and 1:1 support for individuals focused on specific needs.


The successful candidate will have experience of working with primary aged children. They will have excellent communication skills with GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C or above (or equivalent).  They will have a sense of humour, a positive attitude and enjoy working as a proactive member of a team of teachers and assistants who put children at the centre of everything they do. 


They will need to have high professional standards and understand the importance of establishing appropriate boundaries and relationships with the families they support. Experience of working with children with additional needs including social, emotional and mental health difficulties would be an advantage, and a desire to help children overcome barriers to learning is essential.

Information about the school

We are a mainstream community school, which is part of the Rainham Mark Education Trust family of schools. The Trust comprises of Twydall Primary School, Riverside Primary School and Rainham Mark Grammar School. The school has an integrated specialist provision for a small number of children with Physical Disabilities. The key values held by our school community add to the success and inclusive nature of the school. These are Curiosity, Happiness, Aspiration, Respect, Articulacy, Community, Teamwork, Equality and Resilience – ‘Character’.

Job Contact Information

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.