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West Primary School, Newton Street., PA1 2RL
£18,702 - £21,981 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week

This position has expired.


Based at West Primary School, Newton Street, Paisley and across various Schools in Renfrewshire.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to support children, young people and their families to improve educational outcomes. Renfrewshire’s Home Link service is a well-regarded service offering a range of innovative supports to children, young people and their families. Working as part of schools’ “Team around the child” framework Home link Workers offer integrated support based on the principals of Getting It Right for Every Child. Home Link Staff also offer evidence-based interventions including Triple P and Seasons for Growth. This post would offer a challenge to suitably qualified and experienced staff who are committed to improving the lives and educational outcomes of Renfrewshire’s children, especially the most vulnerable.

The successful candidate would benefit from a professional development via a wide range of training and development opportunities and regular supervision.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with children who have additional support needs and their families, supporting vulnerable learners by contributing to high quality packages of support, skilled in dealing with competing demands and working with our education and multi agency partners. Additionally, significant experience of assessing, planning and delivering a variety of interventions to children, young people and their families is essential.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who works well as part of a team as well working independently to deal with unanticipated problems. Additionally, a commitment to equality and continuing personal development including a working knowledge of GIRFEC and relevant legislation and policy is essential.

A professional qualification in teaching, community education, social work, health, or degree level equivalent is required.

If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit

Closing Date - Monday 9 August 2021

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