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Student Welfare and Mental Health Worker
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/21/173730
  • Published: Tue 23/11/2021, 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 03/12/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 9-5
  • Salary: £23-£25k
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Big Creative Academy, Clifton Avenue E17 6HL, Waltham Forest

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Student Welfare and Mental Health Worker

Big Creative Academy continues to go from strength to strength, from achieving an Ofsted grade ‘Good’ in our inspection, to the continued development of an arts-based curriculum with the University of the Arts.  We have also recently moved into our multi-million pound campus. 

We are now an associate school of Sadler’s Wells Theatre, who are working with us to develop our performing arts and dance curriculum. 

Our young people are out there in industry forging their own path, progressing onto University, setting up their own business, or securing employment in the creative sector, all following their passion for the arts. We are very proud of our learners and the strength of character they have to achieve their ambitions. Big Creative Academy values that ambition and drives it forward with a focus on wellbeing and character education, underpinning everything we do and delivered through a dedicated programme and series of workshops.  

We are seeking someone to use their passion for the creative arts and education to provide welfare, pastoral and fininacial advice to students to support and mentor young people to succeed in education. 

The purpose of the Student Services team is to support students in a variety of different ways, to help them achieve. This role will be the College focal point for student financial support. Delivering outstanding customer service in the provision of advice, guidance and assistance regarding financial support available to College students. Providing support for student retention and attendance at College by timely assessment of financial assistance applications within agreed guidelines and policy. 

This role will also promote and monitor a professional Mental Health service across the College for

students and staff. The post-holder will take responsibility for delivering Mental Health services along with the coaching support, throughout the College and will be expected to advise College management on policies and strategic issues relating to student welfare that may impact on student retention and achievement. 

For an application pack and further details, please contact the school on (02084983300 /  Further information about the school can be found at: Web links: Big Creative Education – The Largest Creative College in London 

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: 

BCA is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.