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Family Welfare Coordinator - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-203-S
  • Posted:07/09/2023
  • Pay:PFT C1 £24,282 FTE (£19,583 pro rata)
  • Start Date:October 16th October 2023
  • App Close Date:29/09/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:5th October 2023

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We are happy to offer this new position to enhance our Inclusion Team. We are looking for an experienced, supportive and creative candidate who has a minimum of two years’ experience of working with children preferably in an education setting. A strong track record of working alongside pupils and families to ensure that all children attend school regularly and have access to high-quality education. The Family Welfare Coordinator will offer support and offer guidance to families affected by personal or domestic issues. We are seeking a candidate who has drive and passion and a good understanding of child development and learning processes, someone who can build effective and professional working relationships with parents, staff, Governance Partners and the wider community and is a positive role model at all times. 

This role will involve:

  • Establishing positive relationships with children and families and the ability to demonstrate engagement with key stakeholders and other agencies.
  • Identifying the early signs of social, emotional, health or behavioural issues.
  • Working alongside teachers, parents and children to support the children and have experience of setting clear and measurable targets to enable engagement and progress.
  • Preparing assessments and other relevant reports for the purpose of supporting families and leading meetings with all stakeholders including the Head Teacher and Inclusion Lead.

We work in collaboration with our Trust, The Primary First Trust, which currently consists of ten primary schools in Medway, Kent and Bexley. This gives us a wide support network and allows our staff to grow professionally and our children to achieve excellence. 

We would love to speak to you about this opportunity, and visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please feel free to contact us via email at office@wayfield.medway.sch.uk or by phone on 0300 0658230.

CVs will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted via email to


References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to the interview.

The Primary First Trust and Wayfield Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The Primary First Trust and Wayfield Primary School are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.



Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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.