School Based Practitioner
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School Based Practitioner
Location: Forest Gate, Newham
Salary range: £22,901 - £25,211 per annum - depending on experience
5 days a week, term time only
This post is for six months: from January 2021 to July 2021 (with potential to extend)
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues the demand for family support has also risen. It is of paramount importance to this organisation to continue supporting families to minimize negative consequences for children and families. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted many families and there is much more to be done to help ensure every child is in school or supported back to school and ready to learn.
The post-holder will be based at a school in Newham within their Family Support Service. The Family Support Service supports the schools safeguarding responsibilities in meeting the needs of vulnerable children and those at risk of harm. The post-holder will work closely with school staff and other agencies to form a team around the child approach to meeting needs. The post-holder will be involved in multi-agency meetings, such as Core Group, CIN, TAF and Child Protection Conferences. The post-holder will work with other agencies to improve attendance and the child’s engagement in learning. The post-holder will have an allocated caseload along with having to respond daily to any safeguarding concerns reported using the schools electronic system, Safeguard Software. The post-holder will need to be persistent, resilient and tenacious.
This is an opportunity for the successful candidate, who will have extensive experience of engaging children and their families and confident in forming professional partnerships.
Closing date for applications is Midnight 20th January 2021
First stage interview via Google Meets: 25th January 2021
Second Stage Interview with the School: 27th January 2021
To Apply and for More Information:
Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application for this position.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
This 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.