Family Support Worker

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About the role

Term time only + INSET Days


15 to 20 hours per week (some flexibility over exact hurs).


Tannery Drift First School is located in the town of Royston in the North of Hertfordshire. The school is two form entry and caters for children from Nursery to Year 4. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and professional individual, with the ability to be flexible and the willingness to multi task. Applicants should be well organised, self-motivated, able to use own initiative and thrive in a busy and varied environment. A friendly disposition, accuracy and confidentiality are essential as the successful candidate will be working closely with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to support vulnerable families within the school community. The position is a permanent contract following a successful induction period.


Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills and a good knowledge of parenting courses (such as protective behaviours, parenting puzzle etc.). For a strong and committed candidate training can be provided to enable someone to have all of the required knowledge for this role.

Applicants must possess Level 2 qualifications (or equivalent) in both English and Maths. Experience of being a DSP or Deputy DSP is advantageous.


Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school prior to applying, please phone the School Office on 01763 246549 to arrange an appointment.


The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.


Full details can be found in the Job Description.


The school is committed to providing all staff with high quality training to ensure that they can carry out their role to the best of their ability.


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Contact details

Anna Greetham , Headteacher
Tannery Drift Royston
Hertfordshire SG8 5DE

Telephone: 01763 246549