Schools Family Support Worker

Posted 02 December 2021
Salary£13.42 - 15.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineHealth & Social Care
Contact NameDane Matthews

Job description

School’s Family Support Worker ~

Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Liverpool City Council to appoint a School’s Family Support Workers to their EHAT Team.

3 month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

35 Hours per week

Location – Liverpool, L2 2BS.

Rate of Pay - £13.42+ per hour – Higher rates can be negotiated for more experienced candidates.

*** Must have Early Help Assessment Tool (EHAT), Team Around the Family (TAF) and Lead Professional (LP) Experience ***

About the Role;

Schools family support service require a School Family Support Worker that is robust energetic positive and enthusiastic .

  • The support provided will need a whole family approach, and will be available to families in need of Early Help (Level 2 and 3 - see Liverpool’s Responding to Need Guidance and Levels of Need Framework).

Liverpool Schools purchase our service therefore the successful candidate will be linked to 5 schools who will send in referrals in order to support families with issues such as attendance, behaviour , mental health etc

The purpose of the support is to prevent needs escalating and to enable families to develop their own strategies to cope well.

The Schools Family Support Service is a key contributor of early help arrangements and the team effectively work with families to avoid escalation of concerns.

This includes direct work with both young people and their parents/carers who have identified that they need support and have requested additional support through their Childs school.

The role will also involve offering support to our multi agency partners who need assistance to complete early help assessments.

We will work as part of a team providing parenting support, offering advice and guidance to families and professionals and maintaining contact as the Lead Professional.

Job Requirements;

  • Eligibility to work in the UK. (Passport or Working Visa)
  • Enhanced DBS & Barred List Check. (Child and Adults)
  • Reference Contact Details covering the last five years. (Names, numbers and email addresses)
  • Clean Driving licence.

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to and contact Dane on 01772 954 200 as soon as possible.