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Student Welfare & Enrolments Officer

Devonport Tasmania Campus

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Roles and responsibilities of the Student Welfare & Enrolments Officer include:

  • Act as a main support person for senior school aged students aged 15 - 19 years.

  • Facilitate student enrolment into Indie School, conduct interviews, and assist students and families to complete enrolment paperwork.

  • Maintaining student records in line with compliance standards.

  • Assess student needs, facilitate access and negotiate appropriate support and referral to services as required.

  • Provide counselling and support to students and staff.

  • Develop and implement structured welfare programs to support student wellbeing, educate students about safe practices, how to seek further assistance and guidance across a range of welfare related matters.

  • Identify, monitor, and develop intervention strategies for at risk students.

  • Liaise with student, carer/parent/guardian and other stakeholders to resolve student issues.

 

The successful applicant must possess the following skills, qualifications, knowledge, and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience and passion in the provision of individual support and working with young people.

  • High level of IT literacy, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Minimum qualification in Diploma (or higher) in Community Services, Counselling, Youth Work, Social Science, Social Work or related discipline.

  • High level of interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict.

  • High level of organisational skills and time management.

  • Ability to work effectively within a team, and also autonomously and with initiative.

  • Current Working with Children's Check (TAS) or WRVP.

  • National Police Check

  • Current Australian driver’s license

Previous experience in a similar role working with senior school years students would be an advantage, however, applicants who can demonstrate the right attitude and initiative to student support will be considered.

Please phone Nic (Head of School) on 0457895505 or Fiona (Student Welfare & Enrolments Officer) on 0499895019 if you would like to find out more about this position.

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