Practitioner (School Home Support) - Charity
Our client is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 30 years it has been working with children and young people struggling to stay in school due to a wide range of complex family issues. They get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes. They now require the following post: School-Home Support Practitioner Based: Secondary School, Thurrock Full-time Role, 5 days per week (Term time only) Salary from: £22,901 pa depending on experience This role is in a unique facility in Thurrock - providing a broad curriculum to a diverse group of young people and children who have experienced difficulty in learning for a variety of reasons. They offer support to students in mainstream schools who are experiencing difficulties and are at risk of exclusion. With a focus on improving behaviour, attendance, and engagement in learning, your role will require you to deliver a programme of casework to promote educational outcomes, positive behaviour and supporting parents in their homes. This is an exciting role and the successful candidate will have good experience of working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child's capacity to learn, strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their parents, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships within the setting and with other agencies. Closing date for applications is: Midnight 18 January 2018 First Stage Interviews will be held on: 22 January 2018 Second Stage Interviews will be held on: To be confirmed – 25 or 26 January 2018 APPLICATION PROCESS: To find out more information and apply for these positions, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website. Our client is committed to the safeguarding of children and require all successful applicants to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 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. They are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. No agencies please.