• Lleoliad: Swansea,
  • Testun: Cymorth
  • Math o gyflog: Not Supplied
  • Iaith: Saesneg
  • Dyddiad Cau: 02 Mehefin , 2023 12:00 y.b

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Townhill Community School: Family Liaison Officer

Cyngor Abertawe
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled person to the post of Family Liaison Officer to join our progressive and vibrant school. The right candidate for this post will have a proven track-record in working with vulnerable pupils and their families to improve pupils' wellbeing.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a well-motivated and outstanding person with drive and enthusiasm to the post to commence on 1 September 2023.

  • A large team of professional, hardworking and motivated teachers and support staff committed to pupil wellbeing and raising standards.
  • A strong and devolved leadership group to support the driving of the school vision.
  • A committed governing body with high expectations for the life and work of the school.
  • Positive relationships with parents and the wider community.
  • An opportunity to continually professionally develop.

  • Assess and take relevant action within child protection guidelines when a disclosure is made, or information shared that would be considered potential/significant risk to a child.
  • Informing/meeting parents if school intends to refer to Social Services prior to making a referral.
  • Share detailed accurate information with Social Services enabling the appropriate steps to be taken in the best interest of the child.
  • Represent the school and submit relevant reports within timescales for: Child protection conferences, Child in need meetings, LAC reviews, Core group meetings, and other appropriate multi-agency meetings.
  • To work with teaching staff in devising and implementing individual learning plans to promote pupils' academic, social, emotional and behavioural development.
  • Lead the school in making effective use of MyConcern.
  • Supporting the role of parents in pupils' learning and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback on pupil progress/behaviour etc.
  • Work alongside the Thrive/Nurture team to ensure pupils have consistent messages at home and in school.
  • To liaise, when needed, with parents keeping them fully informed about any issues or concerns that arise.
  • To improve attendance of all pupils, particularly those in families causing concern.
  • Make home visits to talk to parents about issues and to offer advice about strategies to deal with problems.

  • Be able to build good rapport with pupils, staff, parents and other professional groups.
  • Be a good team member with ability to work on their own.
  • Have high standards of communication skills - written and verbal.
  • Be self-motivated and show initiative.
  • Have up to date child protection and support training.
  • Have up to date skills in domestic abuse needs.
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.

Visit to Townhill Community School: 09:30am Wednesday 24 May 2023
Closing date: 12:00pm Friday 2 June 2023
Shortlisting: The morning of Tuesday 6 June 2023
Interviews: Tuesday 13 June

Application forms and further particulars are available on the Swansea Teaching Posts website

Please submit a letter of application to the Headteacher, Mr Peter Owen:

Within Swansea Council there is a "Safeguarding is Everybody's Business" principle, and this applies to all Swansea Council employees, elected members, volunteers and contractors. Further details can be found at

If you are successful, you are required to be a member of the Education Workforce Council.

Townhill Community School - Family Liaison Officer job description (PDF) [594KB]

Application form - school-based support staff (Word doc) [134KB]