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Senior Family Support Worker & Deputy DSL


SALARY £27,741 - £34,728 PRO RATA (ACTUAL SALARY RANGE (£24,784-£31,730)

We are looking to appoint an outstanding professional into this exciting role, providing exceptional Early Help and effective support for children and families as part of our safeguarding provision and pastoral support offer.

The successful candidate will oversee all significant needs cases, attend associated meetings and ensure support is timely and impactful for the child and the family. In addition, the successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills to support children and their families to overcome significant barriers to learning including the initiation and coordination of wrap around services to support children/ families in crisis.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner with:

  • Qualified Social Worker status or experience of a similar role in an educational setting
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced role, overseeing multiple children/families
  • Excellent prioritisation skills and ability to manage a busy workload
  • High standards of written and verbal communication, commensurate to a professional environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • A proactive attitude and determination, including wider reading to enhance own and others’ knowledge and skills
  • A driving ambition to make a difference to every child and family.

This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate eager to join King's Norton Boys' School as it builds on its upward trajectory. We have high expectations to continue rapidly improving in order that all our students can achieve their aspirations and reach their full potential. Each and every staff member at our school is united in their focus on continuous improvement and we work collaboratively to support one another across the school as a whole.  The culture that 'we are all learners' exists throughout the school.

If you’d like a tour of the school or an informal conversation with the Headteacher, please contact Sarah Holland, Headteacher’s PA on 0121 628 0010 or email to request this.

Applicants should complete the school’s application form and submit with a supporting letter (maximum of two sides of A4, font size 12), and return to  Applications will be considered as they arrive but applications will not be accepted after 6pm on Monday 17th January.