School: Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy
Salary: Band 4 (actual starting salary £18,852 pa)
Contract type: Part time 36.5 hours (8.30 – 4.30 Mon -Thurs and 8.30-3.30 Friday), term-time plus two weeks
Contract term: Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 29 September 2020 (9.00 am)
Interview date: to be confirmed
Start date: as soon as possible
Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy is seeking to appoint a Family Support Worker to work closely with our leadership team to support our students and their families’ social, physical, emotional and economic well-being at individual and collective level.
The post-holder will complete a varied workload from providing appropriate intervention services for parents/carers to writing EHAF’s and CAF’s and attending safeguarding, child in need and other multi agency meetings on behalf of the academy. A key aspect of the role will also to be the main contact for students regards safeguarding concerns.
The successful applicant will have as a minimum:
• GCSE’s (Grade 3/C or above in English and Maths)
• A strong understanding of safeguarding, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection and experience of working within the social care framework
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Good IT skills for general administration and support student learning.
• Experience of working with members of the public including young people in the 11 – 19 age range
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our highly professional, friendly, support team. We are looking for someone with a “can do” attitude who is flexible, practical, proactive and energetic.
Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.
The Trust and Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment.
An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.
We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, and none, who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.
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Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.