Family Support Worker - Rocklands School

Purcell Avenue, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7PH
actual pay range is £13,751 - £15,796
17 Jun 2021
30 Jun 2021
Phil Clayton
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Family Support Worker

Rocklands School (Part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust)

This post is paid at Grade 7 £23,541 – 27,041 pro rata to hours and weeks worked.  The post is for 25 hours per week working Monday – Friday and is term time only (39.2 Weeks).  The actual pay range is £13,751 - £15,796.


Rocklands School is a 125 place Generic Primary Special School for pupils aged 2 – 11 years with a range of needs, located within the Cathedral City of Lichfield and is part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust.

Required for September 2021

The Local Academy Board of Rocklands School wish to appoint a highly skilled Family Support Worker.   This is a fantastic opportunity and we are looking for someone who is able to enrich our safeguarding ethos and support our special educational needs provision, taking responsibility for all aspects of child protection and safeguarding.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Substantial experience working within safeguarding and multi-agency teams.
  • Is committed to working as part of a team
  • Is committed to improving the lives of children and young people
  • Team player with a great sense of humour

In turn we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work with a caring and friendly team
  • A supportive and inclusive staff environment
  • Interested and supportive parents and LAB members
  • Continuous professional development
  • A happy and friendly ethos

In addition to pupils with moderate and severe learning difficulties, we cater for the needs of pupils with very specific special educational needs, including Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and significant sensory difficulties. The curriculum, teaching and the learning environment are modified to meet the needs of all our pupils.

Visits are encouraged and warmly welcomed.  Please contact Mrs Jane Elliker, DSL, for further information at:

We reserve the right to close applications early.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. CVs are not accepted.

For more about Rocklands see our website

For more about Manor Hall Academy Trust, visit

Closing date and shortlisting:  Midday Wednesday 30th June 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 6th July 2021

Completed applications should be sent to

Rocklands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to Enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks, confirmation of appropriate qualifications and professional references.

Rocklands School,

Purcell Avenue, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7PH

Tel: (01543) 548700


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