Heart of the Forest Community Special School Person specification Post: Family Liaison Worker




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Heart of the Forest Community Special School

Person specification
Post: Family Liaison Worker






Essential

Desirable

Education and qualifications

Holds Level 3 qualification (NVQ or equivalent)


Family support qualification

Counselling skills






Holds English and Maths qualifications to Level 2 or higher



Knowledge of child development




Is committed to continuous professional development





Knowledge and experience

Has experience in a Family liaison role

Has knowledge of /training in CAFs/the EHCP process (graduated pathway)




Has experience of working with children and young people with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties and their families









Has experience of working with other agencies








Has understanding of Safeguarding/Child protection practices








Has awareness of changes to SEN legislation during 2014


Has a working knowledge of the SEN Code of Practice




Has experience of record keeping of actions undertaken








Has knowledge of the issues facing children and their families








Has knowledge of organisations and groups which are available to support parents











Has working knowledge of strategies used in teaching pupils with SEN e.g. Makaton, PECS, TEACCH


Skills and abilities


Has a commitment to promoting the rights of the child


Has the ability to train others




Is able to prioritise, plan and organise own workload and work on own initiative








Has a commitment to promoting equal opportunities








Is ICT literate and able to keep on-going log of actions undertaken to support families








Has good organisational skills








Is able to deal calmly with emergencies which affect pupils and families





Personal Qualities


Is a clear communicator – verbally and in writing







Is able to make and maintain good relationships with parents, pupils, staff and other professionals








Is enthusiastic








Is able to work co-operatively as part of the whole school team







Has a good sense of humour








Is sensitive to the needs of pupils and their families








Is able to work in a non-judgemental manner







Has good problem-solving skills








Is open and honest








Is able to handle sensitive personal information and maintain appropriate confidentially








Is able to work in partnership with pupils and families








Is tactful








Is able to manage own stress





Special requirements

Is able to drive and has use of a car with suitable business insurance










Is able to work flexible hours on a planned basis


February 2015


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