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Family Support and Wellbeing Worker

Salary: £24,799 (equivalent to NJC scale Point 26)
Working hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Based at: Unity Community Primary School, Cheetwood, Manchester

Unity Community Primary School is looking for a skilled practitioner who can build and maintain positive relationships with children and families.

About the role

💜 You will have the opportunity to work as part of the Unity team to provide support for pupils and their families who may be experiencing difficulties.
💜 You will work in both a preventative way (level 1 and 2 families) and in supporting families who are higher on the levels of need (levels 3 to 5) in accordance with Manchester’s Early Help strategy.
💜 You will be trained to Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) level and carry a caseload of pupils where there are safeguarding concerns and where pupils are at risk of their needs escalating without intervention.
💜 You will work in partnership with colleagues within Big Life and other agencies to embed the Early Help model. At Unity you will be responsible for implementing the attendance policy to ensure good attendance is maintained.

The closing date for this post is 23 April at 9am, and interviews will take place on 26 April.


Find out more about what makes Big Life a great employer, from career development to a comprehensive staff wellbeing package.

The Big Life group positively promotes diversity in the workforce. We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

This post will be subject to an enhanced level DBS check