Post:                          WELFARE OFFICER

Salary:                       £21,695

Hours:                       Full time, 37 hours

Ref No:                      J98/18

Contract:                   Permanent

Closing Date:            6 January 2019

 Interviews:               14 January 2019

Download:                 Welfare Officer JD      


Warrington & Vale Royal College is seeking to appoint a Welfare Officer, who will work as part of the Safeguarding team, providing a front line service, supporting learners’ wellbeing, signposting and referring where appropriate, and monitoring and reviewing learner progress. The post holder will be required to liaise with external agencies to ensure learners receive the best possible support.

The successful candidate will be passionate about supporting young people, possess excellent communication skills and must be able to thrive in pressurised situations, using quick and insightful thinking.

Suitable candidates should have 5 GCSEs, A* to C, including Maths and English, and be educated to A Level standard, or equivalent. Candidates should have knowledge of, or have undertaken training on, Safeguarding and Mental Health Awareness.

This post is currently based at the Winsford campus, but will involve travel to Warrington, Hartford and external meetings, as required.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.

The College operates on 3 campuses – Warrington, Hartford and Winsford.

Please download our job application form here and email to


`Warrington and Vale Royal College is committed to Equal Opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our learners’