Family Support Worker, Bath and North East Somerset

Closing date:

Westfield Primary SchoolBath and North East Somerset

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: GBP £8,387 - £9,078 (Scale 6 Points 18 - 22depending on experience. The salary show is pro rata)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Here at Westfield school we are looking to appoint a friendly, enthusiastic, reliable and flexible Family Support Worker  to work with  parents and families, aiming to improve our children's achievements in school.

The successful candidate will have the resilience and desire to support  children, ensuring that they have full access to educational opportunities and are able to overcome any barriers.

They will need to have the following personal attributes:- 

- be a team player with a positive attitude and a sense of humour.

- be a reflective person, who is able to show initiative to enhance children’s

- firmly believe that every child can be successful in learning.

The main purpose of the role is:-

To provide advice, support and guidance to parents, helping to promote positive care and parenting skills. 

To work closely with other agencies and the local community to promote

collaborative working.

To support vulnerable families by attending relevant meetings.

Investigate the circumstance behind absence or investigate the

circumstances contributing to the non attendance

To provide personal, social and emotional support to children and families.

The role will include offering family support and identifying and addressing family needs.

Supporting the Head Teacher and working alongside the SLT, ensuring clear communications systems are adhered to.

Supporting pupils' social and emotional development, self esteem and behavioural needs.

This role will be reporting to the Head Teacher.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we follow safer recruitment practices . Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please read carefully through all of the documents attached to this advert, then complete the attached application from before noon on the closing date of  Monday 6th January  - 12 o'clock midday.

For further information or to arrange a school visit, please contact the school office on 01761 413662 or email

More about Westfield Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Longfellow Road, Radstock, Bath, Avon, BA3 3XX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1761 413662