Sir Charles Parsons School, Westbourne Avenue, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4ED

Student Health and Welfare Support Worker

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Part time - term time plus specified days

£19,312 - £20,493 per annum, pro rata (Actual £16,065 - £17,048 per annum)

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Sir Charles Parsons School

Westbourne Avenue


Newcastle upon Tyne


36 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days as directed by the school

Required September 2021.

Sir Charles Parsons School is a secondary school (11 - 19) catering for students who experience significant and profound learning difficulties. This includes students whose behaviour may at times challenge those supporting them. The school was judged by Ofsted to be an ‘outstanding school’ after its last four inspections in October 2006, June 2010, March 2015 and January 2019.

Due to the school’s continued growth and increasing student numbers, we are looking to permanently appoint a number of Student Health and Welfare Support Workers.

Candidates should be:

•enthusiastic and keen to support and develop new initiatives;

•able to work effectively as a members of a team with educational and other professionals, both from within and outside the school;

•committed to improving the provision offered to our students through rigorous professional self review and development; and;

•resilient and able to focus on finding solutions to the issues and problems experienced in any school.

Student Health and Welfare Support Worker post-holders will provide health, welfare and educational support on a 1:1 basis to designated students who have significant health or welfare needs.

The posts are offered on the following basis: 36 hours per week, term time only.

Candidates should note the working hours for these posts include working until 4.40 p.m. every Monday and until 5.10 p.m. on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. All necessary training to enable the successful candidates to fulfil the responsibilities of their posts will be provided.

You will join a school:

•with a friendly, supportive team ethos;

•that provides excellent professional development opportunities;

•which is dynamic, forward looking and constantly challenging itself to further improve the quality of provision it provides.

The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Application forms are downloadable from the school’s website at or available from and returnable to Mrs. Sharon Palmer, School Business Manager at or telephone number 0191 2952280.

Closing Date: 30 April 2021

Interviews will be week commencing 17 May 2021


Closing date:

30 April 2021

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