Attendance Support Worker (FIF09590)Favourite
|Closes:||Sunday, 28th January 2018|
|Published:||Friday, 12th January 2018|
|Location:||New City House, 1 Edgar Street, Dunfermline|
|Salary:||£19,297 - £21,399 per year|
|Hours:||41.10 hours per week|
|Position Type:||Term Time Full Time|
|Category:||Social Services / Housing / Childcare|
|Sub-category:||Adults and Children Social Work|
Work Pattern: 41 hours 10 minutes per week (annualised) Monday - Friday (Term Time) 8am - 4.40pm
Interview Date: Week commencing 5 February 2018
Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.
The Attendance Support Worker (ASW) will work as part of the Family & Community Support Team (FACST) to address individual cases of attendance and to support work to address attendance issues in the identified area
The ASW will work with schools and families to monitor and promote attendance and provide support as identified
Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.
Educated to SCQF Level 4 which includes National 4 or Standard Grades at General Level or ‘O’ Grades or equivalent.
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland
Building working relationships with pupils, parents/carers and key partners to agree solutions to improve school attendance
Working in partnership with FACST, Education, Social Work, Community Police and other key partners to support and promote school attendance
Being aware of risks associated with child protection and/or wellbeing concerns
Planning and prioritising home visits and calls through analysis of attendance data
The post holder should have experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and families and be able to provide a regular and effective service.
Partnership working and communication skills
Experience of either early years, school, community, health or social work/care setting
We are looking for an individual who has the ability to work creatively and flexibly to meet the needs of children, young people and their families
The post holder should have a positive attitude and enthusiasm with a ‘can do’ approach to problem solving.
In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:
- Take ownershipFocus on customers
- Work together
- Embrace technology & information
- Deliver results
For Further Information Please Contact: Jane Paterson, Integration Manager 03451 55 55 55 ext 406789; firstname.lastname@example.org.