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Family Support Worker

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Charlotte Nursery and Infant School, Ilkeston
Salary details
Grade 8 £10,267.44 - £11,096.28 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Closing Date
20 January 2019
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Charlotte Nursery and Infant School is a large, happy and popular school in Ilkeston. The pupils, staff and Governors are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic, fun, hardworking and motivated School based Family Support Worker to join our friendly and dedicated school. Initially the post will be for 20 hours, to start as soon as possible, but it is hoped that it could become a 30 hour post in the future.

If you are interested in the position, we are keen to meet you! Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and actively encouraged. If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact Michelle Beard, School Business Manager, on 0115 932 0970.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for supporting vulnerable children and families.
  • Has an excellent knowledge of up to date safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • Has experience of working with families to overcome barriers to ensure their child reaches their potential at school.
  • Has experience of supporting families to improve children’s attendance.
  • Has a sense of humour and is fun, fully embracing all aspects of school life.
  • Will embrace our school ethos and add to our brilliant team.

We can offer:

  • An experienced, friendly and supportive staff team. 
  • Well behaved pupils who enjoy being at school.
  • A school that values the social and emotional development of children.
  • An inclusive school that embraces the wider curriculum and outdoor learning.
  • CPD and training opportunities.
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our children and the wider community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are expected to share this commitment.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.