Home Link Support Worker, Loudoun Academy (Scottish Attainment Challenge) - EAY04369

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Ref EAY04369
Closing Date 18/08/2019
Service Economy and Skills
Based at Loudoun Academy
Salary £23,824.00 to £25,971.00
Hours 35.00
Job Description

Provide a range of supports that assist children and young people to cope and deal with the issues that affect their ability to attend and achieve at school, including supports that assist in building confidence and resilience to the barriers that have a negative impact on their learning through the development of supportive links between the school and the home, in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council’s key objectives; specifically in relation to the Community Plan; Single Outcome Agreement; Education Service Strategic Plan; Early Learning and Childcare Plan and Children and Young Persons Service Plans incorporating the Pre-Birth to Age 8 Joint Commissioning Strategy.


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


This post is a temporary full time post based at Loudoun Academy.

The normal work pattern for this post is 35 hours per week, worked Monday to Friday at the direction of the line manager however due to the nature of the post a degree of flexible working including evenings and weekends is required.

The Full Time Equivalent salary for this post is £23,824 to £25,971 per annum.

Apply now: Home Link Support Worker, Loudoun Academy (Scottish Attainment Challenge) - EAY04369: EAY04369