• Location: Conwy,
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 08 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Attendance Support Assistant

Attendance Support Assistant

Conwy County Borough Council
Work base: Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy, Ysgol Creuddyn

Working in Education Services, to join the team of support responding to the needs of Conwy schools to help raise overall attendance levels in a supportive and collaborative manner.

Attendance Support Assistants (ASA's) will provide practical and emotional support to learners and their parents/carers to enable them to attend school more regularly and successfully engage with school life and the school curriculum.

The ASA will provide advice and support in addressing personal, social/emotional and school issues, working on problem solving skills and improving resilience.

To support parents/carers in gaining insight, skills and strategies to helpfully respond to theirs child's issues around school attendance.

Facilitating individual and group sessions to support learners to re-engage with schools in particular in relation to wellbeing and social inclusion.

If you share these values we want to hear from you!
* Helping families to recognise the importance of regular attendance at school
* Building relationships based on trust, and a genuine interest in other people.
* Helping others to feel empowered and in control of decision making
* Helping people to develop their skills
* You are good at motivating others
* You are respectful towards others
* You have a great sense of humour
* You don't panic and you stay calm in difficult situations

Due to the nature of the post the successful candidates will be subject to a disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Manager details for informal discussion: Ffion Hughes - Education Welfare Officer ( / 01492 575032)

Welsh Language Skills: The ability to communicate in Welsh is essential for this post. We are committed to our Welsh Language Standards. We welcome applications in both Welsh and English and application forms received in either Language will not be treated less favourably than each other.

Conwy is committed to safeguarding. Qualifications and references will be verified.

In promoting Equal Opportunities, Conwy welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. All Disabled applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be guaranteed an interview. The Council will provide appropriate additional work facilities for disabled applicants. There is an option for disabled people to apply on different formats. Please contact the HR Team on 01492 576129 for further advice.

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