Family Support Worker, Shropshire

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Grove SchoolShropshire

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 7, SCP 22 – 25, £20,661.00 - £22,658.00 (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Market Drayton Learning Partnership

37 hours a week; 47 weeks a year including 3 weeks in the summer break

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Strengthening Families Support Worker to join Market Drayton Learning Partnership working across The Grove School, Market Drayton Junior School and Market Drayton Infant and Nursery School. This is a challenging and rewarding role working directly with families to influence and enable improvements in their lives.

The successful candidate will work directly with children, young people and their families in order to promote, strengthen and to develop the potential of parents/carers and their children. They will be the Lead Professional for families, coordinating a whole family approach of support to ensure that families get the right service at the right time which helps to overcome barriers to learning.

To be considered for the role you will need to have previous experience of working with families from a range of backgrounds and disciplines, multi-agency working, excellent communication skills, resilience and good judgement and problems solving skills. We are looking for a dedicated team member with a passion to engage and support families in a multi-agency environment.

To apply for this position please complete the application form and a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 detailing the skills, qualities and experience that you have that would allow you to excel in this role. For more information please visit Or contact Gail Beath on 01630 652121 or email  

Closing Date: 15th March 2018, 9.00am
Interview Date: 23rd March 2018

Grove School & College
Newcastle Road,
Market Drayton,
Tel: 01630 652121

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More about Grove School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Newcastle Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 1HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1630 652121
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