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Family Support Worker

Job Description

Job Title: Family Support Worker

Location: Wellingborough

Contract Type: Temporary to Permanent

Start Date: Immediate

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Family Support Worker to join our team at an established Primary School in Wellingborough. The successful candidate will play a vital role in providing essential support to families within our school community. This position is a temporary-to-permanent opportunity, with the potential for long-term employment based on performance and suitability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective support and guidance to families within the school community.
  • Work closely with parents, guardians, and external agencies to address any concerns or issues affecting the well-being of children and their families.
  • Develop and implement strategies to support families in need, promoting their engagement with the school and community resources.
  • Collaborate with the safeguarding team to ensure the safety and protection of children in the school environment.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of support provided and participate in relevant meetings as required.


  • Previous experience as a safeguarding lead is essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and build strong relationships with families and external agencies.
  • A compassionate and empathetic approach to understanding and addressing the needs of families.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks effectively.
  • A commitment to upholding safeguarding policies and procedures within the school environment.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in social work, counseling, or a related field are desirable.

Application Process:

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