Health and Wellbeing Officer
Health and Wellbeing Officer
Location: Lee-On-The-Solent, Hampshire
Salary: £22,782 - £26,577 per annum (FTE), Salary Scale 5/6, spinal points 20-25
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week (FTE)
Closing Date: Saturday 02 July 2022
The Student Services Department are expanding their Health & Wellbeing provision at our CEMAST and CETC campuses (though there may be times where you may have to assist at our BRC campus too). Therefore, we are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, dynamic and resilient individual, who has significant experience working in a fast-paced educational setting, supporting students' wellbeing and proactively addressing safeguarding concerns.
The role of the Health & Wellbeing Officer is to provide emotional support, advice and guidance to students on a wide variety of issues, working closely with staff and external agencies to proactively break down barriers to personal and academic development, ensuring students reach their full potential and are robustly safeguarded.
To triage and assess students with safeguarding, mental health, anxiety and other vulnerabilities and support or refer on as appropriate.
To support individual students on safeguarding concerns on a one: one basis to develop their emotional health and well-being.
Developing and delivering external and internal interventions, liaising with external agencies, parents, carers and others as appropriate.
Contribute to supporting students to develop their own health and wellbeing, through organising external events, enrichment and contributing to the tutorial bulletins.
Liaise with internal and externals services to support students deemed ‘at risk’ due to vulnerabilities, ensuring attendance at meetings and regular updates are given in accordance with requests from external agencies and internal staff
Support transition of vulnerable students into the College, working in conjunction with the Student Services team.
Attend multiagency meetings, as required ensuring all follow up is actioned appropriately.
Maintain and update records of all student interactions in line with college processes and procedures.
In this role you may be required to support the team/attend meetings at our BRC, CEMAST or CETC campuses at the request of the Safeguarding & Wellbeing Manager.
Mental Health qualification and demonstrable level of experience of working in HE/FE sector.
Psychology/education (supporting/teaching) qualification
Significant experience of supporting children and vulnerable adults
Effective knowledge of Safeguarding processes and procedures.
Excellent organisational skills
If you are an experienced professional looking to share your knowledge in a rewarding and exciting learning environment we would love to hear from you.
30 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays), generous Local Government pension scheme contributions, Free on-site gym, Staff development opportunities, Staff recognition scheme, Employee Recommendation Incentive and access to many more benefits.
Interview Date: TBC
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Fareham College offers award-winning, state-of-the-art facilities and has undertaken substantial campus redevelopment, investing £40 million across its three campuses, Bishopsfield Road Campus (BRC), CEMAST, our Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training and CETC, our Civil Engineering Training Centre.
The Colleges’ impressive workshops, teaching classrooms, learning resource centres, restaurants, theatre, commercial hair & beauty salon, and associated industry-leading facilities allow it to stand out in the local area as a modern and forward-thinking business. Fareham College was awarded ‘Outstanding’ at its last Ofsted inspection (November 2017) and offers the very best innovative learning environments in which to train, learn and work. As our learning environment evolves, Fareham College will equip you with the resources you need to pursue your desired career.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.
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