Family Support Worker

2 days left

Location
Bellfield Junior School
Salary
£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata
Posted
19 May 2021
Closes
17 Jun 2021
Contact
l.reeves @bellfield-jun.bham.sch.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Family Support Worker

£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata

Hours per week: 36.5 All year round

Contract Type: Fixed Term 31 August 2023 Temporary Project, Time limited Funding

Bellfield Junior School

Vineyard Road

Northfield

Birmingham,

Email Address: l.reeves@bellfield-jun.bham.sch.uk

Telephone Number: 012 1464 2895

Job Start Date: 01 September 2021

Are you the person to set-up and facilitate family support and learning opportunities for pre-school children? Then this exciting and unique opportunity to work with thirteen schools in and around the Northfield area, to support and prepare children for entry to school at Reception is for you.

We wish to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Family Support/ Community Support Worker to support families and nurseries in preparing children for school. You will need to be qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in an appropriate area, have strong interpersonal skills, ICT skills and enjoy working with children and families. A knowledge

of the local area of Northfield and surrounding areas would be of benefit, but not essential.

You should be able to show you can use your own initiative, be organised, be able to liaise with outside agencies & professionals, be able to offer support and parent groups and have knowledge of where to get or signpost support. You will need to be able to drive and have your own car.

In return, the consortium of schools offers a generous package, support and development for the right candidate, including further training.

Informal visits to Bellfield Junior School to discuss the role are available and welcome.

Please note references will be required from all short-listed candidates prior to interview – please ensure all names and addresses of referees are full and correct and the proposed referees are aware that a request may be forthcoming.

Closing Date: 17 June 2021 at 15pm

Application packs are available by email: l.reeves@bellfield-jun.bham.sch.uk  , the school website: https://www.bellfield-jun.bham.sch.uk/virtual-office/vacancies  or by calling the office: 0121 464 2895

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.
BCC is a Living Wage employer

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