Family Support Worker/ Mental Health Lead
Please meet Sarah Lettis, our school Family Support Worker and lead for Mental health. She works 4 days a week and is based on the school site.
I'm Sarah the Family Support Worker for Southfield School. I have worked at Southfield for 13 and a half years; starting as a Teaching Assistant, then a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, a staff governor and now Family Support Worker, member of the safeguarding team and Mental Health Lead for the school.
I have completed various training over the years, so have a wide knowledge and experience in many areas of the school.
I am a mother of 2 children, so can understand some of the challenges that parenthood throws your way and the difficulty it can sometimes cause. I also have some personal experience of life issues such as bereavement, bullying, benefits and housing.
As a family support worker I can help you with many areas of home and school life. These can include;
*new starts/transition/settling in
*mental/physical health issues
*signposting or referring you to other helpful services
*helping parents to become more involved in school life
Support with issues such as toileting/sleep/medication/diet etc
As a family support worker I will;
*help you to the best of my abilities
*always be honest
I look forward to working with you and your family throughout your journey with Southfield School.