Family Support Worker – Dysart School

(Grade E points 20 – 25 £20,401 - £22,708 per annum (FTE £23,825 - £26,519 pa) negotiated on appointment dependent on experience and qualifications)
Location: Dysart School, Surbiton Hours: 36 hours per week, Term Time Only

Closing Date: 13/07/2021


Job Description

We are seeking to appoint a Family Support Worker who has the ability to develop excellent long lasting relationships with Dysart families.

You will be a skilled, experienced and child-focussed practitioner, with a background of relationship based work with children, young people and their families. You will be able to tailor your knowledge to work with families across a wide age range, including early years, secondary transitions, adolescents and preparation for adulthood.

We are looking for someone who has the skills to create a safe and supportive space for Dysart parents to access support, as well as an understanding of the services available to support families with SEN children.

As part of your role, you will be delivering focus group sessions as well as supporting families in a one to one capacity. Candidates must therefore possess good skills of time management, whilst demonstrating an ability to prioritise the progression of key tasks.

It is essential that you have a minimum of GCSE English and Maths (or the ability to prove competence at an equivalent level).

Please click here for full Job Description and Person Specification: Family Support Worker Job Description 2021

Application Guidance

To apply for this position, please click here to complete online application form via TES website.

Please note completed application forms must be submitted to apply for this position. CV’s are not accepted.

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please email us via recruitment-dysart@dysartschool.org for further details.

Closing date:  Tuesday 13th July 2021 4pm

Interviews:     Thursday 15th July 2021

You are rightly proud of your work around pupil wellbeing, and ensuring pupils are ready for learning.  This has enabled you to establish a calm and purposeful learning environment for pupils with considerable needs.

Ofsted 2018

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