Job Description

The Role


Contract type: Full Time, Term Time plus 3 weeks out of term time

Hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

Reporting to: Deputy Head (Pastoral)

Disclosure level: Enhanced

Salary: £38,500 to £43,000 per annum (based on full academic year)


The Wellbeing Manager will provide services to the pupils, and information and guidance to the staff of Wellingborough School.


Key Responsibilities

·        To promote demonstrate and deliver a Wellbeing Programme from 3-18 years, across the whole school.

·        Provide intervention for vulnerable or targeted groups of pupils to support a diverse range of issues including bereavement and loss, transition, eating disorders, self-ham, depression, anger management and erratic behaviour, abuse of any kind, anxiety, and fears.

·        Keep and maintain accurate case notes and records on Wellbeing issues on CPOMS and on the Wellbeing Caseload Overview.

·        Assess needs of pupils and school, fill gaps, and responds to emerging trends on CPOMS with tailored interventions.

·        Work with DSLs in all parts of the School to support student interventions. Help complete EHCPs, CAMHS referrals and PEP reviews.

·        Manage a team of two Wellbeing staff and an administrator. Coach, support, and mentor.

·        Manage and oversee the charging of Wellbeing sessions to pupils in the line with the School’s Wellbeing Charging protocols.

·        Support the Pastoral Leads in all parts of the School with their pupil support systems e.g. ABAs and Peer Mentors.

·        Run mediation and restorative sessions when relationships breakdown in groups, as directed by Pastoral Leads in each part of the School.

·        Be available as an active listener for all pupils and offer pupils Wellbeing Support if needed.

·        Develop a relationship with young people based on respect and trust, ensuring they have a safe place to develop their emotional intelligence.

·        Attend regular training and development opportunities to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding, health and safety, and local policy developments.

·        Design, plan and deliver a Parent-Support Program tailored to the needs of each area of the School.

·        Design and deliver a Staff Training Programme to be delivered during staff INSET sessions.

·        Deliver bespoke staff training to Hms, HOYs & CPs.

·        Attend and contribute to Case Management Meetings in both the Senior & Prep Schools.

·        Plan and deliver assemblies throughout the year to all parts of the School in line with the wider Pastoral Program.

·        Lead Complex Review Meetings with parents where symptoms are identified and concerns are raised, co-ordinating the professionals involved.

·        Design and record bespoke training and informative Wellbeing sessions for the School’s Firefly platform.

·        Keep parents informed as to pupils’ progress within their Wellbeing sessions.

·        Lead weekly Wellbeing Caseload Review Meetings. Review referrals and allocate to an appropriate member of the team.

·        Provide consultation to staff whose role it is to support pupils in distress.

·        Liaise with Pastoral Leads, the School Nurses and Learning Support team where wraparound support is required.

·        Produce termly Wellbeing Report to the DSL on numbers using the Wellbeing service and give general overview of the types of problems with which the users of the service are presenting.

·        Support the whole school PSHCE programme and lead Wellbeing initiatives for each area of the School.


Revision of Job Description:


There will be a periodic review to ensure that the principal duties have remained as stated above or that any changes have been made in agreement with the incumbent.

The duties of the post could vary from time to time as a result of new legislation, changes in technology or policy changes in which case appropriate training may be given to enable the post holder to undertake this new/varied work.



·        Generous pension scheme

·        Free lunch available for all staff during term-time

·        An employee wellbeing programme offering free and confidential support

·        Free use of the School’s fitness facilities, and subsidised use of our other facilities on an availability basis

·        Free on-site parking

·        Support for Government schemes (Cycle to Work etc)

·        A warm and supportive working environment



The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons with whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Safeguarding Policy at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the post, the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risk to the safety or welfare of children in the School s/he must report any concerns to the School’s DSL or to the Headmaster.


The Process

The application form should be returned together with a covering letter in which the applicant should explain what he/she can offer to the post. Applications by e-mail are welcome. CVs are not required. Please send them for the attention of Lulu Corrigan, HR Manager, to by 9am, 14th September 2023.


Interviews will take place on 20th September 2023.

The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date.


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