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Family Support Worker

New Oaks Primary School

Oaklands is an outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. We can cater for students aged from 4 to 25 across the Oaklands group. New Oaks is our new primary school located in Woodlands Road, Isleworth, and is at an exciting point in its development. The building has been fully renovated, and opens in September 2020.

We are looking to appoint a Family Support Worker to provide a support and information service to the families of pupils at New Oaks Primary School. The successful candidate will check on the welfare of the parents/carers of our New Oak students and will support these families to implement effective strategies in the home environment. The successful candidate will have previous experience of providing such support in schools or other similar environments. Whilst this role is based at New Oaks Primary School, there may be a requirement to attend meetings and work from our Gresham Road site when necessary.

We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website: www.oaklands.hounslow.sch.uk.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (opt.3)

To apply, please complete and email the application form to HR@oaklands.uk.net

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date:            9am on Thursday 2nd June 2020

Interview Date:         Tuesday 9th June 2020.  (If current restrictions relating to COVID 19 remain in place, interviews will be conducted remotely).

Start Date:               Sept 2020

Pay Scale:                Hounslow Pay Scale 5       

Actual Pay:               £8,074.04 – £8,671.82 per annum

Contract Type:          Part Time, Permanent

Hours of work:          14 hours per week: Three Mornings (9am -11am) 2 afternoons (11.30am 3.30pm)

CV’s will not be accepted. No agencies please.