Family Liaison Officer
Mrs Younis is the Family Liaison Officer (FLO) for St Stephen’s. The role of the FLO is to provide pastoral support to parents/carers and help with any issues that you may have in relation to supporting your children, both at home and in school. The FLO work’s to encourage parental involvement within school, signpost to agencies (where appropriate) and support children in school. Should you have a personal concern or school related issue, then the FLO is here as a listening ear. She has access to a number of agencies who may be able to provide support to you and your family. Any query, large or small that you may require assistance with, the FLO is here to help. Mrs Younis is a contact for parents and families who have difficulties. These include issues around domestic abuse, parental separation, attendance, health, social services etc. The FLO liaises with all school staff, always in the best interests of the children and their families. She work’s impartially and confidentially and can provide a ‘listening ear’ if you ever need advice or support.
The FLO role is varied, and Mrs Younis has been involved with a diverse range of interventions and groups with families. Her role is to focus on early intervention and preventative activities with the view of empowering the children so they are able to achieve to the best of their ability.