Welfare Support Worker

Favourite Stirling Council
Ref no: STR01975
Closes: Thursday, 22nd June 2017
Published: Friday, 9th June 2017
Location: Dunblane High School, Old Doune Road, Dunblane
Salary: £7,634 - £8,084 per year
Hours: 17.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Term Time Part Time
Organisation: Stirling Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Pupil Support

Job Description

Dunblane High School is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the existing excellent Pupil Support Team as a Welfare Support Worker. The post holder will work closely with the Pupil Support Team to identify and support young people who might need support to ensure that they are able to access learning and participate fully in the life of Dunblane High School. Responsibilities will include: To contribute to raising achievement and helping in the general supervision, safety, care and well being of the child, by supporting the learning process, in liaison with the Pupil Support Team. Working with individuals, families and others to support improvements in school attendance Visiting homes of pupils Transporting pupils to/from school where attendance is poor Advise schools, agencies etc on reasons for absence and actions required to improve attendance This post is temporary from August 2017 until June 2018 and subject to external Pupil Equity Funding. It is term time, part time and therefore the salary will be pro rata.

Requirements

The successful candidate will be required to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) for Children. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be invited to come in to complete the form and have your details verified.