Pastoral and Family Welfare Officer

Employer: St Basil's Catholic Primary School
Salary: £25481 - £27741 per annum FTE, £12956 - £14105 per annum pro rata
Location: Hough Green Rd, Widnes
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Part Time/Term Time
Hours: 22.5 hours per week. 8.15am - 4.15 pm (0.5 hours lunch) 3 days per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 15/06/2021 at 23:59
Reference: Pri/21/151715


HBC 6: SCP 19-23

Temporary Contract: 01 September 2021 – 31 August 2022

The Governors are seeking to employ a highly motivated and resourceful Family Support Worker who:

  • is committed to being an active support for the Catholic ethos of the school;
  • is an effective practitioner dedicated to helping ensure the progress of all children through high expectation and overcoming barriers to learning;
  • has the ability to nurture and inspire, challenge and motivate pupils while building their self-confidence and self-esteem;
  • has the ability to engage parents/carers in positively supporting their children’s education
  • has commitment to working effectively in partnership internally and externally;
  • is committed to raising standards;
  • has excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • has a clear understanding of barriers to learning and ways to overcome them;
  • is keen to develop his/her own skills;
  • demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding.

We can offer:

  • a caring school with a strong Catholic ethos;
  • a friendly and very dedicated, hardworking staff;
  • an inclusive school with happy, motivated children who enjoy learning and achieving well;
  • strong partnerships with the parish, parents/carers, local clusters of schools, the Local Authority and the local community;
  • excellent links with partner organisations
  • a strong, supportive Governing Body with a clear vision for the future of the school;
  • excellent professional development opportunities.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit please telephone Mrs Delaney, Secretary/PA on 0151 424 7887.

Closing Date and Time:    Tuesday 15th June 2021

Interviews will take place on: Friday 18th June 2021 - to be confirmed.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.The post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate. Please complete the CES (Catholic Education Service) application form and return to: The Governing Body, c/o Mrs Sadie Delaney, via email to

How toapply

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This vacancy is now closed


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