Children and Family Support Worker, Derbyshire

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Dronfield Henry Fanshawe SchoolDerbyshire
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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 8 (£22,628-£24,455)
Contract term: Permanent

Required from January 2020

Children and Family Support Worker

Grade 8 (£22,628 - £24,455)

37 hours, 52 weeks per year



Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School is a successful, oversubscribed school with 1859 students on roll including 344 in the Sixth Form. It is situated close to the centres of Sheffield and Chesterfield on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The governors are seeking to appoint a Children and Family Resource Worker to work as an integral member of the student progress and welfare team to replace a retiring colleague. 


The ideal candidate must be driven to improve the life chances of children and their families.


The ability to communicate effectively is essential as the candidate will be required to liaise with staff at all levels, as well as parents, carers, students, colleagues and outside agencies. Previous experience of working in a school environment or with secondary aged young people is essential. As the role will involve visits to family homes and transport of students, a clean driving licence is essential.


DHFS is a school that stands out. Our aim is for “Success with Care” and we achieve that as a result of our philosophy of “Commitment Not Compliance”. We are a learning community dedicated to providing an exceptional education for our students as a result of the skill and dedication of our staff. At DHFS “every person matters”. Our international work is highly valued and recognised nationally.


Application packs are available from Stephanie Dunne (sdunne@dronfield.derbyshire.sch.uk) at the above address or from the school website. Please apply with a covering letter directly to the school, for the attention of the Headteacher.





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