Pupil & Family Support Worker (TA Level D)

Posted on 16 June 2023
  • Salary £27852 + SEN1 Allowance pro rata
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Downs View School & Link College

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    37 per week
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Support Staff - Education
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

We currently have a vacancy for a Pupil and Family Support Worker at Downs View. This role is based at Downs View Woodingdean but will also support students at the college site.

We are a highly innovative, committed, outward looking and enthusiastic organisation in all aspects of our work but especially: highest quality education and care, inclusive practice, staff development and parental engagement.

We have 170 pupils at Downs View Woodingdean (aged 4 to 16) and have needs related to SLD/PMLD/ASC and complex needs. Our 16-19 College provision is at our Link College site (Surrenden Road).

Start date: September 2023

About the role

We are looking to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant with experience of working with students with SEND. The role is to support Downs View families and help them and our students with social, emotional and health development. This will involve targeted individual support for families and carers. Please see the job description for further details on the role.

The role is full time but the hours are negotiable.

We have a comprehensive induction program and an ongoing training program. For further information and an application pack please contact the school office on 01273 601680 or email hr@downsview.brighton-hove.sch.uk

We are absolutely committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The role is subject to a successful enhanced DBS check.


Closing date: 5th July

Interview date: Week commencing 10th July 

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: Warren Road, Brighton, BN2 6BB, email: hr@downsview.brighton-hove.sch.uk

Telephone: 01273 601680


Additional information

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.


Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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