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Student Welfare Officer

Donald Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS13 7DQ
Bedminster Down School
Part Time, Term Time
actual salary £16,325-£16,623
19th January 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
1st February 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1301679

Student welfare Officer

Start: ASAP

Salary: Grade 4 – full time salary £22,369-£22,777 (actual FTE salary £16,325-£16,623)

Location: Bedminster Down School (near Bristol)

Contract: 32 hours per week. Term time only, plus two inset days.

Term: Permanent

Bedminster Down School is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to join a dynamic pastoral team that thrives on supporting young people. Bedminster Down School is rated as good by Ofsted and our large support staff team play a vital role in ensuring that the wider needs of our students are catered for as effectively as possible.

As a Student Welfare Officer you will be the first port of call for providing First Aid to students. You will also support with the creation and maintenance of Individual Health Care Plans for students with specific medical needs, to ensure their individual needs are safely and effectively provided for while they are in school. As a member of the wider pastoral team, you will also play a key role in safeguarding young people. You will work to signpost students to appropriate support (both inside and outside of school) and liaise regularly with the school’s Pastoral Support Workers and the Assistant Principal responsible for Student Support.

The ideal candidate for this post will have a keen interest in working with young people and may have first aid or school-based experience from previous employment. Most of all though, you will have a desire to learn and a ‘can-do’ attitude. You will be provided with a range of support and training, including any necessary qualifications, to ensure you can fulfill the duties of the post well.

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A full and varied training programme offering development for our staff
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment
  • Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

We are keen to ensure that you have as much information to proceed with your application as possible, so if you would like a conversation about either the academy or the position please contact Dan Goater (Assistant Principal) by E-Mail. Contact details can be located within the 'Apply Now' section; please log in or register to view.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area that are working together to provide a high-quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 4-19 education in the area.

The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on 31/01/2023.

Interviews are likely to take place in the week beginning 6/02/2023.

To apply:

  • Download the Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form
  • Trust Recruitment Pack
  • Click on the ‘apply’ button to be redirected and apply online via the Futura Learning Jobsite


Early applications are encouraged. Bedminster Down School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.


Safeguarding Statement:

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.
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