The role is from immediately until January and could go on longer.
It would be £100 pay rate per day.
There is a possibility of going longer term than just January for the right educator.
Office is located in Grantham, could be in another office depending on location.
Travel could cover Spalding/Grantham areas.
The role involves driving to different settings. Petrol is paid for when travelling to settings from the office.
Below is a job specification. If you would like to be put forward, please get in touch, this is a great opportunity involving SEN.
Job title: Behaviour Outreach Support Service Case Worker
Full time – Hours 8:30-4:30 or 9-5
Summary of job:
As a BOSS worker you will provide outreach support for pupils who are presenting with behaviour
that challenges. To promote inclusion and provide a specialist advisory and support service to
schools and school staff in relation to the management of behavioural difficulties and strategies to
prevent fixed-term suspensions and permanent exclusions. This service will be available for all
maintained primary/secondary mainstream schools and academies in Lincolnshire, to support
their ability to positively manage pupils displaying behaviour that challenges. To support delivery
of workshops for schools and parents/carers with focus on addressing SEND needs.
Key tasks and responsibilities:
1. Plan the delivery of intervention programmes for pupils presenting with social, emotional,
or behavioural difficulties (e.g., carry out class observations and assessments to inform
2. Draw up a Behaviour Intervention Plans showing recommended support and interventions
(e.g., individual/small group sessions).
3. Work with pupils to support them with emotional difficulties, anger awareness, selfesteem, and friendship/relationship difficulties (e.g., helping pupils to develop strategies
which will improve their behaviour) and ensure that up to date case records are kept, as
required, using the INFORM system.
4. Provide support, advice, and strategies to schools when direct work with pupils is not
appropriate or necessary (e.g., deliver high-quality and effective training programmes to
support groups of school staff working with children who present with challenging
5. Contribute to the development of school staff via informal learning and staff training (e.g.,
INSET sessions for an individual school, groups of schools).
6. Deliver face to face and online programme of workshops to schools, parents, and carers
with a significant focus on addressing SEND needs and work in partnership with key
agencies when planning and delivering.
7. Ensure parents/carers are fully supported to engage in targeted outreach support,
promoting a consistent approach between home and school.
8. Working as part of a child-centred multi-disciplinary team to provide early intervention and
prevention, to reduce the risk of escalation of Lincolnshire pupils’ distressed behaviour(s),
build resilience across Lincolnshire mainstream schools and academies, increase
inclusion, and promote a collective responsibility to improving pupils’ social, emotional
9. Build and maintain good relationships with pupils, school staff, BOSS team,
parents/carers, other agencies working with the child e.g., Pupil Reintegration and SEND
10. Access, deliver and then review the impact of the outreach support. Write accurate
reports, deal effectively with referral forms, and attend case review meetings to support
the escalation/de-escalation of intervention (e.g., from Mainstream to Alternative provision
and Alternative provision back to Mainstream).
11. Contribute to the development of the BOSS service within the county, attending meetings
and training, as required.
12. Travel extensively to schools within assigned locality area and provide occasional cover in
other parts of the county, as required by the service.
13. Respond appropriately to any safeguarding concerns; demonstrating an understanding
of, and always complying with Family Action’s procedures for promoting and
safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
14. Adhere to Data Protection Policy. Also ensure that confidentiality is
maintained at all times by supporting the Service Manager to establish appropriate and
secure systems for any confidential materials and data.
15. Implement Equality & Diversity Policy and Ethical Policy in every aspect
of your work and positively promote the principles of these policies amongst
colleagues, service users and other members of the community.
16. Actively take part in formal appraisal and supervision processes and be
responsive to critical challenge, advice, feedback, and direction as part of a process of
continuous improvement. Take responsibility for your own professional development,
identifying and attending training which will support growth in the role.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.