Our client’s mission is to get children in school, ready to learn – whatever it takes. Using early intervention and partnering with schools, local authorities and communities, their practitioners work one-to-one with vulnerable families. They look past the classroom, tackling issues like poverty and mental ill-health, providing bespoke support to overcome barriers to learning.
School Home Support Practitioner
Hours: Full-Time, however they could consider part-time for the right candidate and so the salary would be pro-rata
Contract: 7 months fixed term
Location: To be based across schools across South Sefton and North Liverpool
Salary: Starting from £22,438 per annum
Our client a children’s charity currently has 11 exciting opportunities to join the organisations’ expansion into their newest area Merseyside. Initially, these roles are for a 7-month fixed term contract with the possibility of a further extension, funding permitted.
The post-holders will work closely with the Local Authority and Schools to deliver targeted casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children, young people, and families.
The role’s main focus will be on improving school attendance and engagement in learning. This is to be achieved by building a bridge between school and home, including regular home visits and other forms of outreach work. The Intensive Support Practitioner will work with the whole family to tackle issues that are causing poor school attendance and exclusions.
Successful candidates will have good experience working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child’s capacity to learn, strong abilities to engage challenging children and their families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families.
‘This is a key role in their organisation, and they need the right candidates to be with them for the full duration of the fixed-term contract, therefore the charity is also offering a £2000 retention bonus (subject to tax and national insurance) which would be paid in the final salary upon completion of the full contract term.
Receipt of the retention bonus will be subject to terms and conditions which will be detailed at the offer stage’
Interview date: To be confirmed
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They recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible, as the charity may close this advert at any time, and earlier should they receive sufficient applications.
Our client 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.
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