Welfare Officer, Birmingham

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City Academy BirminghamBirmingham

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: GR2
Contract term: Permanent

CORE Education Trust is inspired and guided by its 4 CORE values of Collaboration; Opportunity; Respect and Excellence. The Trust is led by some of Birmingham's leading educational and business leaders. The Trust works with high profile partners, Birmingham City Football Club, the Tennis Foundation and The Rep.

Are you a positive, dynamic Welfare Officer looking to make a difference? City Academy Birmingham is looking to recruit a Welfare Officer to join its dynamic, committed team. Ideally you will hold a full clean driving licence however this isn’t essential. 

City Academy Birmingham are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS certificate.

Job Purpose and Responsibilities

1. Provide mentoring for students with a focus on emotional, physical, and social well-being. 

2. Coordinate the whole school mentoring programme. 

3. Coordinate intervention sessions/programmes to students’ well-being.

4. Liaise with external agencies to support students.

5. Maintain the medical records of students and ensure staff can access all relevant information. 

6. Issue medication as needed. 

7. Administer first-aid as needed. 

8. Support the DSL and Welfare Manager in managing disclosures.

9. Support the DSL and Welfare Manager in managing child protection cases. 

10. Conduct home visits when necessary. 

11. Such other duties as may be appropriate to achieve the objectives of the post or to assist the academy in the fulfilment of its objectives commensurate with the post holder’s salary grade, abilities and aptitudes.

12. Provide children with a high quality educational experience realised through a collective commitment to its four CORE Values (collaboration, opportunity, respect, and excellence).

For an informal discussion please contact Miss J Breakwell on 0121 729 7100 

The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure. 

Please note we do not accept CV’s. 

CORE Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

School   Visits: Welcomed

Interview:   w/c 15th October 2018

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More about City Academy Birmingham
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 23 Langley Walk, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2EF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 647 2760
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