Welfare Officer (Heathfield Community College)
Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only (working for 38 weeks per year plus 5.89 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Monday 5 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Heathfield Community College, Cade Street, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8RJ
Phone: 01435 866066
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
“Pride, ambition and community”
We are looking to appoint a self- motivated and well-organised Welfare Officer to undertake this key role. You will work closely with the pastoral team covering all requirements for the day effectively, efficiently and within the required time frame. Alongside this you will be taking calls and email from parents about reasons for absence and the first port of call for all first aid across the College.
Please contact Mike Pooley, Assistant Headteacher for further details and an informal discussion about the vacancy at email@example.com or 01435 866066. Communication will be restricted in the week 29 May – 2 June due to half term.
Please see our website for an information pack and an application form. Alternatively please request an application pack from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Please complete and return your application form to email@example.com by midday on Monday 5 June 2023 at the latest.
Start date: ASAP
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.