Wellbeing Intervention Support Worker

Job Title:             Wellbeing Intervention Support Worker

Location:             Reddish Hall School, Stockport

Salary:                 £17,900 per annum (actual)

Hours:                 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday 0800 – 1530

Contract:             Permanent; Term time only

Due to the growth and development of the school, we have an exciting opportunity for a Wellbeing Intervention Support Worker within Reddish Hall to work with our Year 12 & 13 Nurture students. Do you want a new challenge helping students on their way to the next step after Reddish Hall?  This may be the role for you!

About the School

Reddish Hall is an independent SEMH school situated in Stockport, based across two sites. The aim of the school is to encourage children to achieve and succeed personally, academically, socially and develop their self confidence that will enable them to cope in everyday situations and manage the transition from school to college or work environments. By rebuilding self-esteem and forging positive relationships, our pupils replace failure with success.

We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

Purpose of the Job

To be a member of intervention team delivering and resourcing wellbeing interventions supporting pupils’ social emotional development and engagement in learning.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To deliver Social, Emotional and Mental Health interventions to support the mental health and well-being of the pupils and to develop their own self-esteem and confidence
  • To deliver interventions to engage with a pupil to overcome their wellbeing barriers to learning
  • Provide emotional support in small groups and where necessary be assigned to individual pupils in and out of the classroom Manage group behaviour in line with the School Behaviour Policy
  • Respond to pupils’ needs in class and if necessary offer group/individual support as appropriate and if required source appropriate resources
  • Carry out observations and monitor the progress of children, including appropriate record keeping
  • Assist pupils with day-to-day tasks and support pupils with identified wellbeing needs
  • Plan, assess, record and prepare resources for interventions. Liaise with Wellbeing Team and SENCO
  • Assist the SENCO and Wellbeing Coordinator as required, in particular in relation to administrative duties
  • Monitor behaviour and wellbeing plans and liaise with Wellbeing Team. Assist children with their emotional regulation methods
  • Where appropriate liaise with parents / carers to gain information to connect the school support with their home life
  • Assist in supporting staff with pupil’s behaviour / wellbeing needs
  • Respond undirected to pupils’ emerging needs and if necessary without direction provide group/individual support and appropriate resources
  • Undertake training and attend relevant meetings within contracted hours as required to ensure CPD
  • Such other reasonable duties as the head teacher may, from time to time be required

Why join Acorn Education & Care?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.