Secondary Wellbeing Officer

Mount Evelyn Christian School

Applications Close: 27 May 2024

Commencement Date: 13 May 2024

Description

Secondary Wellbeing Officer

Mount Evelyn Christian School (MECS) has a part time Secondary Wellbeing Officer position available (2 days per week/FTE 0.35), to begin as soon as possible, or by negotiation.

The Secondary Wellbeing Officer has a broad role.  They undertake a variety of duties which mostly comprises assisting and supporting students in Year 7-12 with social and emotional challenges, with the goal to transition students back into the classroom and other educational activities.  The position may also include some administrative or clerical tasks.  The Secondary Wellbeing Officer works as part of the wellbeing team at MECS. The duties are performed under close direction and supervision from the Secondary Wellbeing Coordinator.

Key selection criteria

  • Knowledge, skill, and experience in providing emotional support to students with mental health and wellbeing challenges.
  • Work with social and emotionally distressed students individually, and in small groups effectively.
  • Can work independently (initiative skills) and work collaboratively as a team.
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills.
  • Know and comply with ChildSafe and confidentiality protocols and boundaries.
  • Previous professional or community volunteer experience in working with young people with mental health and wellbeing challenges.

For more information about the role, the required training and experience, please refer to the Secondary Wellbeing Officer Job Description.

Mount Evelyn Christian School provides Christ-centred schooling with learning experiences that challenge each student to actively live for God in His world, while partnering with Christian parents and caregivers, in the nurture of their children.  MECS has a strict Child Safety Policy.  The safety and wellbeing of all our students is a high priority.  As part of our recruitment process, MECS undertakes rigorous reference and background checking.  Applicants must have a Working with Children Card and current Police Record Check.

Applications may be processed as they are received.

For further information about the position, please contact Bonnie Evans, Secondary Wellbeing Coordinator, via email: [email protected]. Further discussion via phone call can also be arranged by emailing Bonnie.

Please visit the MECS Employment website to apply – https://www.mecs.vic.edu.au/employment/
This position is not available to overseas applicants.

Applications close:  9am, May 27th, 2024.

To apply for this job please visit www.mecs.vic.edu.au.

For enquiries please contact Bonnie Evans on 9738 6000 or [email protected]

To apply for this job please visit www.mecs.vic.edu.au.

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