Birmingham City Council

Senior Family Support Worker & Deputy DSL

Location
King's Norton Boys' School Northfield Road Bournville Birmingham B30 1DY
Salary
£27,741 to £34,728 pro rata (Actual Salary £24,784 to £31,730)
Posted
06 Jan 2022
Closes
17 Jan 2022
Contact
s.holland@knbs .co.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Family Support Worker & Deputy DSL

£27,741 to £34,728 pro rata (Actual Salary £24,784 to £31,730)

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, term time only + 10 days

Contract Type: Permanent

King's Norton Boys' School

Northfield Road

Bournville

Birmingham

B30 1DY

Telephone Number: 0121 628 0010

Email Address: s.holland@knbs.co.uk

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

We are looking to appoint an outstanding professional into this exciting role, providing exceptional Early Help and effective support for children and families as part of our safeguarding provision and pastoral support offer.

The successful candidate will oversee all significant needs cases, attend associated meetings and ensure support is timely and impactful for the child and the family. In addition, the successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills to support children and their families to overcome significant barriers to learning including the initiation and coordination

of wrap around services to support children/ families in crisis.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner with:

• qualified Social Worker status or experience of a similar role in an educational setting

• experience of working in a fast-paced role, overseeing multiple children/families

• excellent prioritisation skills and ability to manage a busy workload

• high standards of written and verbal communication, commensurate to a professional environment

• meticulous attention to detail

• a proactive attitude and determination, including wider reading to enhance own and others’ knowledge and skills

• a driving ambition to make a difference to every child and family.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate eager to join King's Norton Boys' School as it builds on its upward trajectory.

We have high expectations to continue rapidly improving in order that all our students can achieve their aspirations and reach their full potential. Each and every staff member at our school is united in their focus on continuous improvement and we work collaboratively to support one another across the school as a whole. The culture that 'we are all learners'

exists throughout the school.

Closing Date: 17 January 2022, 6pm

If you’d like a tour of the school or an informal conversation with the Headteacher, please contact Sarah Holland, Headteacher’s PA on 0121 628 0010 or email: s.holland@knbs.co.uk

to request this.

Applicants should complete the school’s application form and submit with a supporting letter (maximum of two sides of A4, font size 12), and return to: recruitment@knbs.co.uk Applications will be considered as they arrive but applications will not be accepted after the closing date and time.


Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

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