Wellbeing Support Assistant

Job Title:         Wellbeing Support Assistant

Salary:             £16,500 – £18,750 per annum

Location:         Mountfield Heath School, Robertsbridge

Hours:             37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

Contract:         Permanent; term-time only

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Wellbeing Support Assistant to join our close-knot team at Mountfield Heath School in East Sussex.  The ideal candidate will know how to identify and support children and young people whose progress, development or well-being is affected by changes or difficulties in their personal circumstances, and when to refer them to colleagues for specialist support.

General Responsibilities

  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.
  • Work in accordance with professional practice, statutory and legal requirements and the policies of Mountfield Heath School.
  • Take on specific tasks related to the day-to-day administration and organisation of the school.
  • Take responsibility for specific areas of work which will be reviewed annually within the performance management cycle and school improvement process.
  • Take on any additional responsibilities, which might from time to time be determined.

About us:

Mountfield Heath School is a new independent special educational needs provision, for pupils aged 5-12.  The successful candidate will support our teachers working alongside other support staff and therapists, to deliver the curriculum and help nurture a therapeutic environment to meet a range of needs including social, emotional, behavioural, communication and learning difficulties.

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

For further information and to apply please visit our website at https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.