Senior Family Support Worker
The rate of pay will be Grade 7
(The post holder will be employed as Grade 7, £23,541 per annum, 37hpw, Term Time plus Inset - (£20,352.27 per annum actual salary)
The Governors of Cardinal Griffin Catholic College are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Family Support Worker to enhance our pastoral support team. The ideal candidate will:
• Have a good working knowledge of Safeguarding in a school context
• Be confident and skilled in developing professional relationships with families and pupils
• Be proactive, flexible and an action taker
• Be able to work constructively as part of a team, within a clear set of boundaries
• Be organised, capable of working with minimal supervision and skilled at maintaining documentation
• Have experienced of managing complex issues relating to pupil welfare / behaviour
• Have a professional approach to their work
• Ideally hold at least a level 4 safeguarding qualification or be willing to achieve this
This is a new role and there will be considerable scope to shape this around the skills and experience of the successfully appointed candidate. Support and training will be available as will the experience of an existing team of pastoral staff.
The College encourages applications from those of the Catholic faith, but it is not a barrier to appointment if candidates do not have that faith background provided they support the ethos of the College. We are extremely proud of our ethos which comes in very large part from our Jesuit Associate School membership and Catholic Diocesan heritage. This teaches us to be grateful for the gift of teaching that we have and to be generous in using it for the good of our pupils.
Closing date for applications is Monday 31 January 2022 at 12 noon. Interviews to take place by 7 February 2022.
The College reserves the right to close this post prior to the published deadline should it receive sufficient applications to pull together a good field of candidates. We therefore encourage candidates to submit early applications.
For an informal discussion about the role candidates should contact Mrs Rebecca Shakespeare on the College phone number.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings cautions and convictions in your application form.
Where the role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children, candidates should note that it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
This College is committed to the safeguarding and promoting of the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders Act (1974). Therefore this position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.