Health & Wellbeing Officer, Lancashire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Nelson and Colne CollegeLancashire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,720
Contract term: Permanent

Title: Health & Wellbeing Officer 

Salary: Up to £20,720.67 per annum depending on experience 

Closing Date: Thursday 12th December 2019 

Interview Date: Tuesday 14th January 2020

Nelson and Colne College has a long standing and excellent reputation as an outstanding Further Education College. In November 2018, Nelson and Colne College, incorporating Lancashire Adult Learning, completed a successful merger with Accrington and Rossendale College to become the Nelson & Colne College Group and create a combined force for greater opportunities.  

 We are now seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Learner Services division as a Health & Wellbeing Officer on a permanent, full-time basis working 37 hours per week.  This post will be will be a cross site working role with allocated space to work from at both the Accrington & Rossendale College campus and the Nelson and Colne College campus. 

The successful candidate will work with and support the Personal Development Manager to ensure that health and wellbeing services are consistently promoted and delivered to all learners across the Nelson & Colne College Group. . 

The main duties include:

• Contribute to the college strategy for health and well-being and personal development in order to meet key performance indicators.

• Act as a key contact to an allocated case load of students, providing brief interventions and support to enable them to improve outcomes and build coping strategies as appropriate.

• Develop and maintain effective partnership working with local health and wellbeing services, early help/intervention teams and other community partners to ensure timely and effective support, signposting, referrals, and intervention that lead to successful outcomes for students

• Develop resources for tutorial and other campaigns throughout the academic year in order to raise awareness of related issues and equip all students with strategies to keep themselves physically and emotionally well in everyday life. Supporting with staff training as required. 

The ideal candidate will have:

• 4 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English at Grade C or above 

• Driving licence, own vehicle and insurance for business use 

• Experience of engagement with children, young people and vulnerable adults

• Ability to communicate effectively with learners

For a full list of duties, as well as all essential and desirable criteria for this role, please visit our website and download a job description.

How to apply:

If you're interested in this post and would like to know more, then please visit our website and complete an online application form.  

Please note: All of our posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check due to working with vulnerable adults and children. Should you wish to discuss this further, please get in touch with the HR team. 

More about Nelson and Colne College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Scotland Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 7YT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1282 440200
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Nelson and Colne College, located in the town of Nelson, Lancashire, offers further education to 1,600 full-time students and 3,500 part-time adults. The college was founded during the reorganisation of education in Pendle in the early 1970s and crea...