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Hub Support Worker, St Joseph's Academy - EAY05229

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Ref EAY05229
Closing Date 12/08/2020
Service Economy and Skills
Based at St Joseph's Academy
Salary £24,534.00 to £26,754.00
Hours 35.00
Job Description

Provide a range of targeted and bespoke supports that help to remove the poverty related barriers that affect the most disadvantaged young people within the school establishment in their ability to learn, ensuring the introduction of appropriate initiatives that help to build confidence, resilience and connect young people back to learning, 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.


There are 2 full time, term time posts based at St Joseph's Academy, Kilmarnock. The posts are temporary until June 2022.

The normal work pattern for this post is Monday to Friday to be worked at the direction of the line manager.

The Full Time Equivalent salary for this post is £24,534 to £26,754 per annum (pro rata).

Due to the current COVID 19 restrictions East Ayrshire Council will be utilising video conferencing for the recruitment of teaching staff. If you are leeted for interview you will need to be able to participate in a video interview. Should you require support with this requirement you should advise Human Resources upon your invitation to interview.​

We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.


Apply now: Hub Support Worker, St Joseph's Academy - EAY05229: EAY05229