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Family Support Worker

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
Lime Trust Academy
£24,030 - £26,274 FTE £21,015 - £22,978 PTE
Lime Academy Hornbeam,William Morris Campus, Folly Lane, Walthamstow,
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
36 hours per week. TTO.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
02/03/2020 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description



Lime Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which was founded in 2015, which merged with Hornbeam Academy Trust in September 2019.   The Lime Trust has grown from 4 to 7 Schools which are located in the following areas; Havering, Waltham Forest and Peterborough.  The Trust is a mixture of both Primary and Special Schools including an Ofsted Outstanding Hospital & Home Tuition Service located in Whipps Cross Hospital in Waltham Forest.

Family Support Worker

We are looking to employ an outstanding Family Support Officer to join a team at our Academy.

Lime Academy Hornbeam is a split-site school which caters for the educational needs of pupils between the ages of 2-19 years of age with a wide range of Special Education Needs and Disability, from severe and profound learning difficulties and autism to Social Emotional Mental Health difficulties.

You will act as a key contact for parents/carers to support their contact with school and outside agencies, e.g. social services, and the wider community, breaking down barriers to progress and attainment. You will support the Safeguarding work of the school through direct work with pupils and their families.


Salary: Scale 5, Points 11 - 16

Actual salary: £21015 - £22978


Hours: 36 per week

Term time only



Please note this position will be required to work across both campuses

Brookfield House Campus, Alders Ave, Woodford Green, IG8 9PY

William Morris Campus, Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT


The closing date for applications: Monday 2nd March 2020 (9am)

Interview date: TBC


For an application pack and further details about our Trust, please log on to our website at:


All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Lime Academy Hornbeam, Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT

or by Email to


If you do not hear from the Trust within three weeks, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.  (Due to the number of applicants it is not possible to contact every candidate individually).


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as its number one priority. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.