Family Support Worker

Location Truro
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £20645 to £22794
Contact name: John Chatwin

Contact email:
Job ref: 51063
Published: 22 days ago
Startdate: 10/06/2022

Job Title:  

Family Support Worker           

Contract Type:


Start Date:

Sep 2022



Truro, Cornwall



D18 – D22, 

£20,645 - £22,794



Full -Time, 37hrs per week

Interview Dates:




About the role 


AS the exclusive Recruitment Partner of the Cornwall Association of Primary Heads we are looking to appoint an outstanding Family Support Worker for our client who has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional needs.


Our ideal candidate will have excellent teamwork and communication skills, the ability and enthusiasm to make a difference with students who have a range of needs. 

Our client provides education for vulnerable pupils aged 4 – 19 across Devon and Cornwall

.The Trust has a national reputation for the delivery of outstanding pupil outcomes including enabling pupils to access the most appropriate education setting and transition to employment, training and higher or further education. The Trust educates over 1000 pupils and employs over 350 members of staff.


Duties and responsibilities

· To act as a children’s educational advocate and to facilitate the educational partnership between home, school, and other agencies by support, liaison and negotiation. Give paramount consideration to the welfare of the child ensuring a highly focussed approach, placing the needs of the child above all others and advocating for them when necessary.


 · To carry a caseload for the school they are assigned to.


· To liaise and collaborate in joint work with all stakeholders in relation to aspects of young peoples’ general welfare and educational developments.

· Initiate CAF/Early Support, act as Lead Professional and attend and contribute to multi[1]agency meetings when appropriate.


· To work with young people taking into account their views seeking to strengthen the coping and resiliencies of young people and adults through protective support. Support and understand young people’s social, psychological and educational development, supporting their belonging to family, school and community. Mobilise support for these young people.


 · To maintain appropriate records in accordance with schhol policy.


 · To challenge current processes and offer ways to improve through continuous development.

· To participate in MAT Performance Management systems.


· To maintain confidentiality of information acquired in the course of undertaking duties for the school.