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

Student Health and Welfare Support Workers

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



Full time - term time plus specified days

N4: £18,795 - £19,945 per annum, pro rata. Actual salary: £15,565 - £16,517 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

NE6 4ED.

36 hours per week

Term time only (38 weeks worked)

Plus 5 training days worked during school closured as directed by the school

Fixed term for 1 year.

Candidates should note the working hours for these posts include working until 4.40pm every Monday and until 5.10pm on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

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 three inspections in October 2006, June 2010 and March 2019. In June 2011, the school moved into new, state of the art purpose built accommodation.

Due to internal promotions, we are looking to appoint a number of Student Health and Welfare Support Workers, and:

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 needs.

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.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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

Closing Date: Thursday 19 December 2019 at 12 Noon

Shortlisting and interviews will be held early in the New Year.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

19 December 2019

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