Family Support and Transition Worker
BENSHAM MANOR School
Family Support and Transition Worker wanted
Term Time only
Actual salary c £27k dependent on experience and qualifications. This is negotiable for an exceptional candidate. 36 hours school days 8.30am - 4.15pm
Bensham Manor is a secondary school for pupils with learning difficulties. Based in North West Croydon well served by public transport. We seek to appoint an organized and highly motivated Family Support and Transition Worker to join this oversubscribed successful special secondary school. Your role will be to support families whose children are experiencing difficulties to help them participate fully in school activities and support their transition to college. The successful candidate will be expected to liaise with the school's multi-disciplinary team and outside agencies, as appropriate, in addition to making home visits.
- Caring and confident with experience of working with children and families
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and ICT skills
- The ability to remain calm, mediate and problem solve
Closing date for applications: 9am on Wednesday 26th September 2018
Shortlisted candidates only will be contacted for interview which will take place shortly after the deadline.
Bensham Manor School is an Equal Opportunities Employer - committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students - any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants. Bensham Manor Special School, Ecclesbourne Road, Thornton Heath, Croydon, CR7 7BN.