• Location: Conwy , Conwy, LL309GN
  • Subject: Family Engagement Officer
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Start Date: 09 January, 2023
  • End Date: 31 March, 2024
  • Salary Type: Monthly
  • Salary: £24,496.00 - £27,852.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 12 December, 2022 12:00 AM

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Family Engagement Officer

Family Engagement Officer

Conwy Youth Service
Conwy Youth Service is seeking to appoint a self-motivated and experienced individual with a passion to support young people to achieve. The successful candidate will share their time working within a Secondary School and Community environment.

The purpose of the project is to:

• Help address attendance issues and the need for re-engagement with learning, issues which have been exacerbated due to Covid.
• Develop robust programmes of support to develop better educational outcomes for children from disadvantaged backgrounds or who have other vulnerabilities.
• Support to improve family and home learning environment.
• Provide early intervention support and links to other support services where necessary, including supporting mental health and well-being.
• Help disadvantaged families have more capacity to support their child’s learning, this might involve signposting to other services such as help with addiction, income maximisation and adult education.
• Work with Education Welfare Officers, Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinators, Healthcare providers, Healthy Schools Co-ordinators, TRAC, Social Services, Leisure Services, Libraries, Youth Engagement and Progression Co-ordinators (EPCs), Youth Homelessness Co-ordinators, Third sector organisations, Employability Service and further education settings.
• Provide the Grant Coordinator with information needed for reports to senior Leadership and Welsh Government on the impact and progress of the project.
• Work in partnership working with Conwy Family centres workers to provide a package of support for families, allowing parents/carers to access adult learning opportunities that would enable them to better support their children's learning, well-being or other benefits