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Redditch Team Structure (PDF 276 KB) to show which schools
each Early Intervention Family Support Worker (EIFSW) supports.
For more information about the EIFSW's please see their mini
Michele originally trained and qualified as a teaching assistant
and worked in both a middle and high school.
Michele gets great pleasure in seeing a family who may have been
at loggerheads at the start of a package of support, make changes
and come together as a family- and most of all start having some
Jill used to run a Nurture Group at a school and has lots
of experience working with children in various educational setting
and in their own homes.
Jill feels very fortunate to be able to say that she has her
dream job. The satisfaction of supporting families and seeing them
overcome challenges, flourish and enjoy themselves is a privilege
and very satisfying.
Jo really enjoys the variety of the EIFS role, she likes the
fact that she has to 'think on her feet' and can be creative with
the offers of support to families.
Outside of work Jo is a keen sports fan – especially watching
Test Match Cricket.
Justine enjoys the challenge of the role as an EIFSW as every
day is different.
Her biggest success is knowing that the EIFS service DOES make a
difference, and has prevented children from being permanently
excluded from school, prevented family relationship breakdowns and
prevented families from moving to a level where they need more
Alyson finds working with children and their parents really
rewarding. She feels that every family goes through difficult times
and it can be hard to see a light at the end of the tunnel, but for
a family to let you into their home and life for a short time to
help them through this is very satisfying.
Alyson is a mum to a 13 month old girl who gives her lots of
joy. She loves spending family days together and socialising with
Natalie enjoys getting to meet a variety of families all
experiencing varying difficulties, which means that no 2 days are
the same. The role is very challenging but also provides lots of
rewards for both me and the families.
Natalie's biggest success was winning an eating competition and
beating 4 grown men!
Gemma really enjoys working with families and
seeing them achieve the goals that families set for
A special moment for Gemma was watching a child she supported have
the confidence to appear in the school play.
Outside of work, Gemma enjoys spending time with her two young
Louise's background is nursery work, in which
she worked her way up to deputy manager before becoming an
Louise enjoys the role because it supports
families who need help and is so varied that it makes each day
Louise's biggest achievement is having her
baby girl and gaining her degree in Theology.
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The page is next due for review 28 October 2014.