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Main Objectives

  • To remove barriers to learning to ensure vulnerable pupils achieve well

  • To develop and facilitate joint working

  • To provide support to parents/carers and children and to advise on techniques and approaches to ease pressures on vulnerable families

  • To advocated on behalf of families so they are able to access support that meets their needs by employing a persistent and assertive working style to work with families to motivate them towards positive change

What do we do?

  • Regular support either through one to one sessions, group work or family work either in school, home or in the community

  • Support for parents and carers to deal with stress management and parenting issues using positive parenting strategies and techniques

  • Address issues that are a welfare concern and impact on a child's wellbeing

  • Act as a school representative on safeguarding matters including attending multi-agency meetings

  • Support improving family relationships

  • Provide a young person's counselling service to ensure they have a safe place to support their emotional needs

  • Help for families to find activities and groups to access locally and ensure the opportunity to enjoy life and achieve personal goals

  • Help with access to health care and advice on healthy lifestyles, relationships and staying safe

  • Make appropriate referrals to other agencies for specialist advice or support

  • Develop opportunities for our students to engage with the local community in a positive way