Family Support Worker
Scale 6, 36 hpw, Term Time Only
- Are you that everyday super hero that can help make a difference in the lives of our families across a range of schools?
- Are you strong enough to shoulder the challenges that our families face?
- Are you keen enough to spot when a family might be in need of support?
- Are you fast enough to act before the situation escalates?
- Are you the kind of super hero that does all these things with care and compassion?
If yes, then we need you to unleash your powers through all the schools working with and in partnership with The Tapscott Learning Trust. The Tapscott Learning Trust is looking for that exceptional, unique person who will be able to see the strength and potential in our families in need and help draw these qualities out so they may gain confidence to stand on their own two feet. You will be working in a range of schools throughout the working week and alongside holding your own caseload, you will support the teams in the schools in their endeavour to support families and the Early Help offer. We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and meticulous Family Support Worker who will help strengthen and support all the Trust schools in the work they do to support families. You will be supported by the Family Support Team at Rebecca Cheetham Nursery and Children’s Centre.
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the development of capacity, resilience and independence of families with young children. They will strive to improve outcomes for children and their families, with a particular focus on the most disadvantaged families.
Excellent organisational and communication skills are required in this role as is ability for manage caseloads effectively and maintaining up-to-date case notes.
Candidates must have an exceptional background in Family Support, ideally in Newham, in order to support hard to reach and complex cases.
If you have what it takes to join The Tapscott Learning Trust and you hold a minimum Level Three in Childcare, then we look forward to receiving your application. Please contact the school office at Rebecca Cheetham Nursery on 0208 534 3136 if you require further details pertaining to the role or email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title in the subject line.
Further information about The Trust can be found on http://www.ttlt.academy/
Closing date: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 21st January 2019
The Tapscott Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful applicant will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to taking up post.
The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.