Bury College

Wellbeing Advisor (Term Time Only)

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Bury College
Bury, Greater Manchester
£20,374 - £24,434 pa - Scale 3/4, SCP
05 Feb 2024
01 Mar 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

About This Position

Here at Bury College, we have an opportunity to join the ALS team as a Wellbeing Advisor. As a Wellbeing Advisor you will be providing emotional wellbeing support to young people. You will work as part of a holistic team to provide face to face support for students who identify with emotional wellbeing needs, this support will aim to improve the success rates amongst these groups of learners.

You will be supporting learners in a way which recognises individual needs and respond appropriately to enable each learner to participate fully in college life and achieve their learning goals. By doing so, you will liaise with tutors and co-ordinate support for learners with wellbeing support needs and co-ordinate and run groups for learners.

A minimum of 12 months experience of providing support to young people who have identified emotional wellbeing needs, working with people with mental health needs and experience of working in a learning context is essential. Maintaining confidentiality is essential and excellent communication skills are important for this role.

The successful candidate would hold or be willing to work towards a youth mental health first aid qualification.

And the benefits of working for us?

  • Christmas closure
  • Teachers or Local Authority Pension Fund
  • Flexible working
  • Family Friendly Policy
  • Special Leave of Absence
  • Paid leave for religious festivals
  • Sabbaticals
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Onsite gym
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Onsite nursery
  • Free onsite parking

We are a friendly, forward-looking college where staff are valued and supported to achieve their potential. You will have access to a free on-site gym and all weather football pitches. We offer generous annual leave entitlement, excellent pension contributions and a cycle to work scheme.

Bury College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding its learners and expects all staff to share these commitments.

Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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