Salary: SO2 Point 32-34 (pro rata)
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours, Term Time + 2 weeks
Responsible to: Designated Safeguarding Lead, Principal and Governors
Key Relationships: Parents/Carers, students, all staff including Senior Leadership team,
social care and the Local Authority.
Pinkwell is a large and vibrant community school with delightful children and extensive grounds. We are seeking to appoint a talented, effective and enthusiastic Family Worker who will be able to complement our already dedicated hardworking team. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Safeguarding Team and will work in partnership with parents, children, school staff and the local authority to support families and to promote excellent levels of attendance and reduce levels of absence. You will come from a police or social care background with thorough knowledge of Early Help Assessment and have Level 3 safeguarding training. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to use your own initiative. We are looking for a calm nature who will positively support our families’ attendance. A working knowledge of ScholarPack would be desirable, as well as knowledge of the education welfare system.
These are exciting times for us at Pinkwell as we continue our journey in partnership with The Elliot Foundation, a forward thinking Primary Academy Trust comprising of a thriving community of schools working together to succeed on behalf of their children. If you have passion and positivity and would like the challenge of working in a demanding yet rewarding environment, come and have a look at our school.
We welcome enthusiastic applicants to apply for this post and in return you will have the opportunity to work with our amazing children as well as:
- a comprehensive school induction programme
- personalised professional development to help you achieve your career goals
- partnership work with other Elliot Foundation schools both locally and nationally
- opportunities to progress at Pinkwell and across The Elliot Foundation Academy trust.
We are proud of our achievements to date and would love for you to join our school, share our successes and be part of our journey going forward. Visits are welcomed.
Closing date: Thursday 15th March 2018
Interview date: Tuesday 20th March 2018
CVs will not be accepted.
Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.