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Child and Family Support Worker
Hamstel Junior School, Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 4PQ
Pay range Level 6, pt 13-20 depending on experience (£18,377.47 - £21,109.78 actual salary)
35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.30pm (with 1 hour unpaid for lunch)
Term time only, 38 weeks per year.
Wednesday 1st September 2022
6thJuly 2022 at 12 noon
3rd July 2022
About the Role
Would you like every day to be different?
Would you like the opportunity to make a difference in children's lives in school?
Would you enjoy the change to have a change from dealing with crisis to prevention when making change happen in children's lives?
Have you got experience in safeguarding and working with adults or young people, or have you worked locally in Early Help or a social work setting?
If you have answered yes to these questions, then you may the right person for our children and their families!
We are looking to recruit a Lead Designated Safeguarding Leader to oversee our whole school child protection procedures (in conjunction with the Head teacher), oversee the Early Help referrals, represent the school at CP and CIN and Strategy meetings. You will need to develop creative ways of engaging and working with families, working across organisational barriers and building partnerships working at all levels. You will also need to have experience of direct work with children or families and have a child centred approach as well local knowledge to support families.
For the successful candidate you will be working closely in the school's inclusion team and looking to break down barriers for children, and make a difference.
To get a feel of the school please check out our YouTube channel and our website:
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subjected to an enhance DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.
For further details or an application pack, please contact Mrs Sanderson, HR Manager, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB.
Telephone: 01702 987890
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Support Staff Application Form
CFSW Job Description & Person Specification
Information about the School
Hamstel Junior School is part of Portico Academy Trust.
Portico Academy Trust aspires to be at the heart of the local communities it serves. We aim to deliver to local families an excellent primary education and create new opportunities for our pupils.