Do you want to work with a successful and forward-thinking school and Trust who offer a variety of benefits to staff and whose core belief is that all children are entitled to an excellent education?  If you are genuinely caring, focused and tactful, read on, because we want to hear from you. Medical experience is desirable; however, training is available for the right candidate.

Our welfare officer will be highly professional and committed to providing outstanding service to the students, parents/ carers and staff. We would welcome applications from candidates who are confident and experienced in first aid, enjoy working with young people, have an excellent attention to detail and communication skills, are able to work under pressure and demonstrate emotional resilience/ calm and reassuring manner in challenging situations.   

As a member of our team, you will be passionate about contributing your skills to ensure all our young people receive the best possible education.

Durrington High School is part of Durrington Multi Academy Trust (DMAT) and is a large and oversubscribed school with 1650 students on roll in years 7 to 11. Within the Durrington Multi Academy Trust, we place high regard on recruiting and retaining excellent staff to ensure all students achieve beyond their best. Durrington High School has a sustained track record of improvement for many years and we always want to continue getting better. We are proud of our school and are always relentless in our efforts to give our students the very best education they deserve. 

A very experienced and successful leadership team ensures that the school is well-managed and staff are supported. We have an excellent record of retaining staff due to strong relationships, and have many development opportunities. 

If you feel that you can bring something special to our school and Trust, we want to hear from you now! If you would like further information, please visit our website  or contact if you would like to speak to a senior member of staff. Closing date 9am Monday 4 October 2021.

Durrington High School as part of the Durrington Multi Academy Trust has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff that meet ‘regulated activity’ will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) with Barred Lists check before employment commences.

Supporting documents

DHS Welfare Officer Advert September 2021

DHS Welfare Officer JD September 2021

Welcome letter and how to apply

DMAT DHS Application form for Associate staff 2021