Family Support & Attendance Officer, Bath

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Saint Gregory's Catholic CollegeBath

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade M SCP 25-28 £19,500 - £21,500 (actual)
Contract term: Fixed Term

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic Family Support and Attendance Officer to join as a key member of the Safeguarding Team in an Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’, high-performing and over-subscribed school. The successful candidate will be the lead professional working to identify students with safeguarding needs, supporting them on their educational journey and enabling them to achieve their full potential at Saint Gregory’s.

Experience or knowledge of the importance of child protection, safeguarding and data protection are essential, together with the ability to communicate effectively, positively and with confidence. We are seeking a colleague who is stead-fast in their commitment to supporting young people, inspires positivity in others and can demonstrate a vision for the on-going development of our Safeguarding Team as a centre of excellence. 

Applications are invited from individuals who are currently either working within a safeguarding or child protection environment or an exceptional and dedicated professional who is ready to take the next step in their career and can demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection, safeguarding and data protection;
  • At least two years’ experience of working with children and their families to provide early help and support;
  • The ability to communicate effectively and appropriately to a range of stakeholders;
  • A flexible and engaging approach that promotes collaborative working to positively impact on children’s outcomes;
  • Sensitivity, respect and kindness to children and their families.

In return, the successful candidate can expect: 

  • Outstanding professional support
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching and support
  • Free on-site parking
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Well-being Scheme
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A positive student body who love learning

Further information can also be found on our website at:

If you would like to be a part of this successful and thriving school, we would like to hear from you. For an open conversation about the role and/or to arrange a visit prior to application, please contact the HR Manager, Mrs Jae Crowley on 01225 832873 or email to arrange a suitable time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Details of our Child Protection Policy can be found on our website at

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More about Saint Gregory's Catholic College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Combe Hay Lane, Odd Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 8PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 832873
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