Pastoral Support Assistant

Outcomes First Group

Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

Options Autism, in partnership with Outcomes First Group, is offering a trial of a four-day working week for its employees. If successful, the 4-Day Working Week will be implemented across the entire group. As part of this initiative, Options Autism is currently recruiting for a Pastoral Support Assistant at Bankside College in Worcestershire. The role involves managing students’ behavior, providing care and support, and coordinating services to ensure integrated provision. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including access to mental health support services and flexible benefits options.

Job Description:How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four*?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

If the trial is a success, we’ll be rolling the 4DWW out across the Group – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join #teamOFG!

Job Title:         Pastoral Support Assistant

Location:         Bankside College, Hanley Castle, WR8 0AD

Salary:             £18,832.35 to £22,000 per annum

Hours:             37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Contract:         Permanent; Term time only

Due to growth in service, we are recruiting for a Pastoral Support Assistant to join our team at Bankside College located in Worcestershire.

About us

Bankside College is an exciting new venture that will be opening near Hanley Castle, Worcester. Working in partnership with the Outcomes First Group and Options Autism, the College will provide a Further Education experience for those aged 16 to 24year-olds with autism, complex needs and learning disabilities. The main aim of the College is to help its students prepare for adulthood and their next stage in life.

In a new purpose-built building, situated in acres of natural beauty, Bankside College will provide a varied, individualised curriculum to enable its students to gain vocational and independence skills to help them achieve their aspirations.  

The role

To manage pupils’ behaviour, delivering high quality care and support for emotionally vulnerable young people.

To work in close collaboration with the Pastoral Manager for Senior Staff to maintain a consistent approach and service delivery to the young people.

To practice with a high degree of competence, with the aim of reducing barriers to education and independent social interaction, leading to all pupils achieving their potential.

To co-ordinate, all services in school to provide integrated provision for pupils.

To work with specific boys and develop their resilience and skills within lessons and around the site to improve their engagement in their own learning.

Why join Options Autism?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

Life Assurance

Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions

“Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits

100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad

Cycle to Work Schemes

Electric Car Purchase Scheme

Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

*You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy. 

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