Wellbeing Coordinator

About the business and the role

• Full Time Maximum Term Contract position to 31 December 2024
• Fast paced, dynamic environment
• Supportive working culture
• Flexible working environment

SEDA College (Victoria) is the leader of applied learning for Year 11 & 12 students. We partner with peak industry organisations to provide our students unique opportunities and experiences specific to their interests. Our students will receive a tailored career plan to develop key employability and life skills for a successful future. SEDA College is currently seeking a qualified and motivated Wellbeing Coordinator to join our team located in Hawthorn East.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Reporting to the Assistant Principal Education, the Wellbeing Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of a student wellbeing support program across the College, as part of the Student Connect Wellbeing team.

Skills and experience

• Experience in an educational setting supporting children and/or adolescents.
• Experience in providing evidence-based interventions for individuals and groups, with an emphasis on academic, social and emotional challenges.
• Ability to develop student wellbeing plans to be utilised by classroom teachers.
• Ability to organise and run appropriate professional development for staff to support student wellbeing.
• Well-developed verbal and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated capacity to build rapport and communicate with students, staff and external agencies in an effective and timely manner.
• Demonstrated capacity to support staff to manage student wellbeing and engagement issues in the presence of mental health difficulties and wellbeing issues.
• Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team to achieve objectives.
• Well-developed written communication skills, including an ability to provide written reports as required, and general correspondence.
• Ability to use problem solving skills to identify problems and establish an appropriate solution.
• Ability to adopt a strategic approach with a focus on continuous improvement within SEDA College and expansion to other areas.
• High level technical, organisational and planning skills with an ability to prioritise and manage workload, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing circumstances.
• Ability to appropriately and securely document student wellbeing records and adhere to confidential record keeping and filing practices in line with legal and professional requirements.

Qualifications

• Qualifications relevant to supporting young people’s mental health and wellbeing such as a Bachelor or higher qualification in Social Work or Occupational Therapy, or a Diploma or higher qualification in Youth Work or Counselling.
• Ability to provide a Working with Children Check and undertake a Police Check.

Job benefits and perks

SEDA College has been certified as a “Great Place to Work®”. You will also be joining a vibrant organisation with a focus on people, quality and outcomes in a role that will be challenging, and enormously rewarding.

SEDA College is an Equal Opportunity employer and includes merit-based selection, equity, diversity and procedural fairness principles in our recruitment processes.

SEDA College encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability.

Research shows that while males apply for roles when they meet some of the selection criteria, females and members of other marginalised groups tend to apply for roles only when they have all the skills and experience required. So, if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point above, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a conversation to see if you could be a great fit for the College.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the position and addressing the key selection criteria listed in the Position Description, located by clicking on the link below, plus a current resume.

Applications should be emailed to careers@scv.vic.edu.au. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early as shortlisting may occur prior to the closing date. Only applicants who have current working rights will be considered. Applications which do not include all the documentation as outlined above may also be discounted.

To ensure that SEDA College is recruiting the right people for our College, our screening process includes but is not limited to structured interviewing and selection processes, a Criminal History Check, Working with Children Check, online searches, and reference checks.

SEDA College (Victoria) is committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. All members of our community, including employees, contractors, agency staff and volunteers, have an important role in providing students with a safe and nurturing environment in which to prosper and thrive. The College has zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently within our policies and procedures.

SEDA College (Victoria) is committed to preventing child abuse through identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks. We have robust human resources and recruitment practices, supported by regular training and development.

We support and respect all children, as well as all members of our community. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal students, the cultural safety of children from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.

The incumbent of this role must comply with SEDA College’s Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy and related policies and procedures (including the Code of Conduct).

Applications close 17 April 2024.

Information Session

22nd April 2024 - 7pm

SEDA College Head Office, HAWTHORN EAST

*Online attendance also available
If you’re looking to complete Years 11 & 12 immersed in sport, then register for an Information Session and discover the SEDA College difference. 

*Registration is required to attend

INFORMATION SESSION

22nd April 2024 - 7pm

SEDA College VIC Head Office, HAWTHORN EAST

*Online attendance also available

If you’re looking to complete Years 11 & 12 immersed in sport, then register for one of our Information Sessions and discover the SEDA College difference.
*registration is required to attend