Family Support Worker


Hay 7 – Full time or Term time only Salary options available

Full time Salary: £30,348 – £34,071

TTO Salary: £26,227.10 – £29,444.56

 (Standard working week 36 hours / 5 days)


The Governors of Highshore School are seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated Family Support Worker to join the team in our excellent special school.


About the School:

Highshore is a vibrant special school which provides a high standard of education for pupils aged 11-19 with a range of complex needs including Down’s syndrome, Autism and complex medical needs. This is an exciting time to join us. We moved to a new site in Camberwell in May 2014 with a purpose-built school. Highshore school was judged a Good school in our most recent OFSTED inspection (February 2023)


Core Purposes of Post:

  • To provide advice and support to parents in a range of areas including: Housing, Benefits, School Transport and Welfare
  • To liaise with specialist services and assist parents in completing documentation
  • To engage effectively with parents from diverse backgrounds and with a wide variety of needs
  • To be confident in using MIS systems to support the school admin team
  • To support and be part of the school’s Safeguarding team


Closing date for applications: Monday 27th November 2023

Interviews to be held on: Friday 1st December 2023



lf you would like to arrange a visit to the school before considering applying for the post, please contact the Headteacher Evelina Dimopoulou



To request an application please contact Nick Clark



All Southwark schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake and enhanced DBS check.



Application Form

Family Support Worker – Job Description

Family Support Worker – Person Specification

Family Support worker advert