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Welfare Assistant (3 Posts)

  • Employer: Merefield
  • Reference: MERE/24/283569
  • Published: Mon 10/06/2024, 13:54 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/06/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 10 hours
  • Salary: Band C (SCP 3-4)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merefield School, Merseyside

Merefield School

Westminster Drive, Southport, Merseyside.  PR8 2QZ

Tel:  01704 577163

Email:  recruitment@merefieldschool.co.uk

Headteacher: Miss Jo Sharpe



Position: Welfare Assistant 3 posts

Term: Fixed term until 31st August 2025

Start date: 1st September 2024

Salary: Band C (SCP 3-4)

£5,340 - £5,428 per annum

£12.11 - £13.31 per hour

Working hours: 10 hours per week,  11.45am - 1.45pm Monday to Friday

Term Time plus occasional training days where overtime will be paid. 



Merefield School is an all age, 3-19  Special School in Ainsdale.  We cater for up to 110 students with severe and complex learning needs.  We have carefully and meticulously created a curriculum that stimulates and challenges each of our students based on their individual needs and starting points.  Our personalised approach and tailored assessment systems ensure that all students make outstanding progress during their time at Merefield School.

 

The Governors seek to appoint three enthusiastic, caring and highly motivated Welfare Assistants to join our established, hard- working and dedicated team.

 

As Welfare Assistant you will prepare for lunchtimes each day by arranging furniture and collecting and giving out meals.  The role will include supporting Merefield staff in supervising and supporting pupils, encouraging good practice at lunchtimes and promoting independence.  You will assist the pupils with their individual eating / feeding programs, follow individual personal care plans, follow behaviour plans and you will also assist pupils with toileting and personal care.

 

Merefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and relevant care/safeguarding legislation and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

 

Completed application forms can be returned to the school via post or emailed to Gemma Parker, School Business Manager;  recruitment@merefieldschool.co.uk or posted directly to school and marked for the attention of Miss Jo Sharpe.

 

Visits to the school are welcome, by appointment only.  Please contact Gemma Parker to arrange.

 

Closing date: 21/6/24 9am

Shortlisting: 21/6/24

Interview: 1&2/07/2024

Downloads

  • Merefield Welfare Assistant Application Form
  • Merefield Welfare Assistant JD & Person Specification

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  • Employer: Merefield
  • Reference: MERE/24/283569
  • Published: Mon 10/06/2024, 13:54 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/06/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 10 hours
  • Salary: Band C (SCP 3-4)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merefield School, Merseyside

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