Welfare Assistants
  • Employer: Merefield
  • Reference: MERE/21/154375
  • Published: Wed 09/06/2021, 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 21/06/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 10 hours per week
  • Salary: Band C
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merefield School, Merseyside

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Welfare Assistants

Merefield School

Westminster Drive, Southport, Merseyside.  PR8 2QZ

Tel:  01704 577163

Email:  recruitment@merefieldschool.co.uk

Headteacher: Mr. P. Chadwick



Welfare Assistants

To Commence September 2021


Band C (SCP 3 - 4)

£18,065 - £18,426 pro Rota

£9.62 - £9.81 per hour

10 hours per week

2 hours per day

Working hours 11.45am - 1.45pm  Monday to Friday

Term Time plus occasional training days were overtime will be paid



The Governors seek to appoint several Welfare Assistants to join our established, hard- working and dedicated team of Welfare Assistants.

Merefield School is an outstanding special school that caters for children from 3-19 with a range of complex learning, behavioural, physical and medical needs. 

As Welfare Assistant you will prepare for lunchtimes each day by arranging furniture and collecting and giving out meals.  The role will include supporting Merefield staff in supervising and supporting pupils, encouraging good practice at lunchtimes.  You will assist the pupils with their individual eating / feeding programs, follow individual personal care plans, follow behaviour plans and you will also assist pupils with toileting.



Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and relevant care/safeguarding legislation and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).



Completed application forms can be returned to the school via post or emailed to Gemma Parker, School Business Manager; recruitment@merefieldschool.co.uk.

Visits to the school are welcome, by appointment only.  Please contact Gemma Parker to arrange.



Closing Date:  21st June 2021 at 9am


Interviews:   30th June 2021



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