Parent Engagement Practitioner

School-Home Suppport
Blackpool, Lancashire
Starting from £21,073 pa
16 May 2019
29 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 30 years it has been working with children and young people struggling to stay in school due to a wide range of complex family issues. We get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

Parent Engagement Practitioner
Location: Based in Blackpool
Salary: starting from £21,073 pa

The post-holder will be based in Blackpool, they will have access to a number of ‘hot desks’ within Children's Centres, and will work in close partnership with the Family Support Workers, the Co-ordinator and various agencies to deliver a programme of interventions and other activities to promote engagement in their child's education.  The post-holder will need to be persistent and tenacious and will have strong experience of working intensively to engage hard to reach parents.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our newest team in Blackpool. The successful candidate will have good experience of working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child’s capacity to learn, strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families.

Closing date for applications is: 26th May 2019
Interviews week commencing: 3rd June 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to the School-Home Support website where you can download the job description and application form. 

School-Home Support​ ​takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.

SHS is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and require all successful applicants to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

No agencies please.

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