Bomere Heath, Shropshire
Outcomes First Group
How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?
Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).
4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us !
Job title: Family Liaison Officer
Location: Smallbrook School, Shrewsbury
Salary: £23,500 – £25,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 16:00
Contract: Permanent, Term Time only
UK applicants only
Due to growth in service, we are recruiting for a Family Liaison Officer to join our amazing team at Smallbrook School located in Shrewsbury.
About the role
To assist the school team in developing a high quality specialist provision for pupils who have a range of social, emotional and mental health needs and also pupils who have been diagnosed with autism or demonstrate behaviours associated with autism. This will be through providing the highest standards of pastoral care for all pupils, of all abilities, in a safe and orderly learning environment. Safeguarding the welfare of the young people in our care will be your primary responsibility. All the duties outlined are carried out under the direction and supervision of the Headteacher.
Smallbrook School is currently increasing capacity from 50 students to 80 and having a large investment in our school site developing KS2 and sixth form provision. We are a co-educational day school catering for pupils aged 7-18 with a range of complex needs including a range of social, emotional and mental health needs and also pupils who have been diagnosed with autism or demonstrate behaviours associated with autism.
You will contribute to making Smallbrook School an outstanding provision for our young people and their families. We provide a therapeutic, supportive and inclusive learning environment and are committed to raising achievement and enabling pupils to recognise their potential and supporting them through a personalised, engaging curriculum. Our priority is to develop the foundation knowledge and skills required to make a manageable and smooth transition to the next life stage.
Our School is based halfway between Shrewsbury and Wem in Shropshire.
We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.
We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable pupils across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish.
Experience in an education setting preferred.
Why join Acorn Education & Care?
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.
You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.