An exciting opportunity to join the Intensive Outreach Support service in Torbay.
The successful candidate will have a background in education, social care or mental health. You will be joining a well regarded, effective team of outreach workers. This team aims to support mainstream schools by coaching and upskilling staff to work with children who display complex social, emotional and mental health difficulties. A significant part of this role is to work closely with the families and in particular a key attachment adult in the home. A primary aim of the team is to reduce exclusions and enable children to thrive in a mainstream environment.
The successful candidate will provide intensive support to schools and school leaders to bring about cultural change and develop best practice. It is essential that this work is fully reflected in case notes and reports. The effectiveness of the service is monitored by the local authority.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
The post is a fixed term post, which is connected to external funding. This funding is currently secured until 31.08.2019 which is when this job will cease.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check and other Safeguarding and Medical Checks.
Closing Date: 22nd October 2017
Interview Date: TBC