Intensive Outreach Support

Torquay, Devon
£26,821 - £29,324
29 Sep 2017
22 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type


A full job description and person specification can be downloaded from the 'Supporting Documents' section below.

Job Title: Intensive School Outreach Support Service Key Worker

Team/Service: Primary Education

Area: Social, emotional and mental health

Responsible To: Head Teacher Mayfield School

Accountable To: Intensive Outreach Support Service Manager

Salary Grade: Grade H: £26,821 - £29,324

An exciting opportunity to join a newly formed Intensive Outreach Support service in Torbay.

The successful candidate will have a background in education, social care or mental health. You will be joining a well-regarded, effective team of outreach workers. This team aims to support mainstream schools by coaching and upskilling staff to work with children who display complex social, emotional and mental health difficulties. A significant part of this role is to work closely with the families and in particular a key attachment adult in the home. A primary aim of the team is to reduce exclusions and enable children to thrive in a mainstream environment.

The successful candidate will provide intensive support to schools and school leaders to bring about cultural change and develop best practice. It is essential that this work is fully reflected in case notes and reports. The effectiveness of the service is monitored by the local authority.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Closing Date: 22nd October 2017

Interview Date: TBC