Parent Involvement Worker

  • Contract type - Permanent - 37 hours per week Monday to Friday inclusive. 39 weeks per year - Term time plus five training days (you’ll be paid in 12 monthly instalments)
  • Salary range - £17,438 - £21,431 (Level 3. SCP 7-17)
  • Location - Bradford - Co-op Academy Grange
  • Closing date - April 27, 2022
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We’re looking for a passionate Parental Involvement Worker to join our team at Coop Academy Grange based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. This is a key role with Academy Grange, to offer our students a family centred approach when supporting families with complex needs.

The successful Parent Involvement Worker will:

  • Work alongside the school Social Workers in offering a whole family centred approach to support families with complex needs;
  • Work alongside colleagues to assess the needs of the families referred for support and participate in the reviews and evaluation of the work;
  • As part of the Social work team support children and families requiring early help including emotional and practical support, building strong relationships;
  • Work in partnership with external agencies (including other Schools) to support attendance initiatives, campaigns, parental responsibility measures;
  • Advise on effective family support for school staff and families and disseminate good practice;
  • Ensure the maintenance of accurate and factual records;
  • Maintain casework documentation;
  • Build up knowledge and understanding of local resources and community and statutory services.

You’ll have successful experience of:

  • working with children, their families and carers in education, health or social care or a voluntary agency that provides services to vulnerable children and their families;
  • building effective relationships with a range of stakeholders including young people and their families.
  • Ideally you’ll have a NVQ3 (or equivalent) in a subject involving working with children and/or their families.

For further detailed information please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. Should you have any questions in regards to this role, or would like an informal discussion with the school social worker please contact Human Resources in the first instance on 01274 779662, or vial email to: gran-hr@coopacademies.co.uk

Co-op Academies Trust aims to provide an outstanding education for all our learners, founded on co-operative values, at the heart of the community. It is responsible for twenty-nine academies in West Yorkshire, Wirral, Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent with the Co-op acting as the sponsor.

You’ll join a talented staff team and a successful partnership of schools which is committed to raising the educational ambitions of the communities it serves. As part of the Trust we can offer successful candidates a huge variety of opportunities for development and progression across all phases.

To Apply:

The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. To Apply please complete Application Form PART A and Application Form PART B and email them to:

gran-hr@coopacademies.co.uk

What we offer:

  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development within the Co-op Academies Trust;
  • Employee benefits such as retail discounts, reduced gym membership, cycle to work scheme and much more;
  • Free access to a confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Effective, supportive and dynamic leadership;
  • A superb, school building with a flexible and creative ICT rich working environment;
  • A welcoming, friendly, supportive, effective and efficient professional/Continuing professional development.

Co-op Academies Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles, and the Ways of Being Co-op.

 

Contact

If you have any queries, please contact Human Resources at gran-hr@coopacademies.co.uk.

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