Job Description

Prior Park College has an exciting new opportunity for a Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant to join our dedicated Health and Wellbeing Centre.  The post holder will work closely with our Lead Nurse and Health Centre Assistants, wider school and pastoral team(s) and the Head of Compliance to support the proactive strategy for student health, including first aid, mental health and wellbeing, pastoral care provision in the School.

The role has access to confidential information and will require absolute discretion and in line with both internal and external data protection policies and laws. A current full UK driving licence is required for this role.

Our dedicated Health and Wellbeing Centre provides medical, well-being, counselling, and pastoral support services to our student community at Prior Park College and potentially at The Paragon School. There are approximately 150 boarders and 450 day students at Prior Park College and 260 day pupils at The Paragon.

Working 40 hours per week on a rota basis, term time and CPD days plus 2 additional weeks (37 weeks per year).

The Health and Wellbeing Centre is open between 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and the appointed person will also work an evening in the boarding house, likely until 9.30pm with a later start time on that day. Will also be required to work for a occasional pre- arranged day over a weekend to assist as required, such as the welcoming of boarding students to college.

We offer a supportive working environment, Pro Rata salary: £22,897 – £23,590 (FTE salary £27,570 – £28,407) plus free lunch each day the kitchen is operational. We also access to other benefits including free onsite parking, contributory pension scheme and onsite gym.

The role will commence on 30 August 2024.

Prior Park College is an exceptional 11-18 HMC senior school set in a stunning 57-acre estate overlooking the City of Bath a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Established in 1830, Prior Park combines the very best of tradition and progress, with cutting-edge facilities and accommodation, including a pioneering digital learning programme.

Prior Park Schools are a family of Christian schools comprising Prior Park College (Bath), The Paragon Junior School (Bath) and Prior Park School Gibraltar.

The Schools’ Mission is to steward a thriving family of communities with love for the young people they serve at their heart. These vibrant communities cultivate creativity, foster integrity, and transform lives.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

To apply for a position with Prior Park Educational Trust, we ask that the candidates complete an application form, available from our website:

Closing Date 12:00 Monday 24 June 2024

Interview Date Wednesday 3 July 2024

For further details, please contact Emma, HR on 01225 835353 or

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and the school reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

Mental Health Wellbeing Assistant Job Description

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