Wellbeing Worker Schools

  • Job Reference: 00001732-1
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Recruiter: GIPSIL
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £25,796
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Techscheme, Health Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Flexible Work
  • Role: Frontline jobs, Other jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Part Time

Job Description

Job Description

 Job Title                      : Wellbeing Worker

Team                           : Community, Health and Prevention (Wellbeing team)

Responsible to            : Wellbeing Manager/Coordinator

Responsible for           : N/A

Hours                          : 32 hours over 4 days

Salary                          : Scale- 5 SP- 12 £25,796 (FTE) Pro-rata

Benefits                       : Company Tech scheme, Health Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Flexible Working

Leave                          : 29 days’ annual leave per annum, rising to 33 days after 5 years + Bank Holidays (FTE)

GIPSIL is committed to all aspects of safeguarding. We believe that all children and adults, who are at risk of harm, have the right to be protected from abuse. GIPSIL aims to ensure that all staff and voluntary workers who seek work at GIPSIL and who have access to children and adults are safe to do so.

GIPSIL is a community based organisation providing housing, counselling, advice and support to young and vulnerable people at risk in Leeds.

As an organisation we are committed to the following principles in recruitment to ensure we can effectively achieve our aim of providing equal opportunities and safer recruitment; 

  • We recruit for potential, not perfection
  • We are a values based recruiter
  • We value lived experience as a demonstration of capability for a role
  • We only utilise truly “essential” criteria in recruitment
  • We are committed to safer recruitment practice

When we refer to Values we are talking about our organisational Values, found here.

We are a disability confident employer.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established and respected team of Wellbeing workers, delivering Emotional and issue-based Wellbeing support to children and young people on a 1:1 and groupwork basis in Schools, offsites and where requested on an outreach basis across the City. You will be required to work restoratively to support a caseload of vulnerable young people and work closely with School staff, parents and other agencies, attending multi agency meetings around the child as requested. Wellbeing workers will carry out assessments, maintain case records and provide reports as required. As a Wellbeing worker you will also be required to contribute to the coordination and delivery of our Healthy Holidays activity programme, ensuring the young people we support have access to positive School holiday provision, promoting healthy social interactions, healthy and active lifestyles and fun.

We are looking for candidates with experience and a passion for supporting vulnerable children and young people, with a good knowledge of Safeguarding, an ability to act as an advocate where appropriate and confidence when working autonomously as well as part of a team and across services

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  

To apply for this role please visit Current Vacancies – GIPSIL to download an application pack. Applications should be emailed to hr@gipsil.org.uk before the closing deadline.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Nikki French or Aaron Bell via email; Nicola.French@gipsil.org.uk or Aaron.Bell@gipsil.org.uk

Please note that GIPSIL will not accept CVs. No agencies.

Closing Date:        Wednesday 5th June (12.00 noon)

Shortlisting Date:  TBC 

Interview Date:     TBC