Practitioner (School & Home Support) - Charity
Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by CHM
Our client is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 30 years it has been working with children and young people struggling to stay in school due to a wide range of complex family issues. They get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.
Through a mixture of growth and staff turnover they now require the following post:
School-Home Support Practitioner
PRU Secondary, Dagenham
Starting 3 days a week with the possibility of being increased to 5 days a week, term time only
Starting salary: £22,901 per annum, pro rata (£13,741 per annum for 3 days a week).
This is a varied role and the post-holder will be based within a PRU. The post-holder will work in close partnership with school staff to deliver a programme of casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children and families. The post-holder will need to be persistent, resilient and tenacious along with having the experience of working with hard to engage parents.
This is an exciting opportunity and successful candidates will have good experience of working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child's capacity to learn, strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families along with experience of transition work.
The post-holder will work alongside key school staff in school to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance and punctuality.
Closing date for applications is Midnight Sunday 20th January 2019
First stage interviews: 23rd January 2019
Second stage interviews at the School: TBC
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All roles above are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.
The organisation takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that their safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Their safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please.