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Family Support Worker

Employer
CHM
Location
Blackpool, Lancashire
Salary
from £22,438 per annum
Closing date
1 Aug 2021
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Job Details

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.

Family Support Worker
Contract:
 Maternity Cover (12 months)
Hours: Full-time
Location: Based in schools across Blackpool
Salary starting: from £22,438 per annum

The post-holder will work closely with the Local Authority and Schools to deliver targeted casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children, young people and their families. The role's main focus will be on improving school attendance and engagement in learning. This is to be achieved by building a bridge between school and home, including regular home visits and other forms of outreach work. The successful candidates will work with the whole family to tackle issues which are causing poor school attendance and exclusions.

This is an exciting opportunity to join this charity's team in Blackpool. The successful candidate 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.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 30th July 2021
Interviews: w/c 2nd August 2021
Start date: As soon as possible

Interested?

Please click the apply button. You will be prompted to complete a simple CHM Recruit form and then be redirected to complete your application for this position.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The charity 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.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

No agencies please.

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