Wellbeing Adviser

Wellbeing Adviser


Band 6 – FTE £47,000 - £57,000 p.a. (Pro-rata for reduced hours)

Date Ending

September 4, 2023

Location: Hybrid working consisting of remote working, flexibility required to work across educational settings in Hertfordshire, and neighbouring counties, along with an opportunity to work up to 2 days per week in our Head Office in Stevenage, Hertfordshire if desired.


Do you have a passion for improving equalities, personal development and wellbeing in schools?

At HFL Education we are looking for a colleague who will provide expert support and guidance for schools and settings in the areas of PSHE, RSE, and emotional and physical wellbeing.  We provide training and advice to support schools and setting to enhance their curriculum provision, develop policy and ensure compliance, to meet the needs of children and young people.   

The successful candidate will be expected to work with leaders and key staff to ensure they have the skills to successfully manage and support children in their school or setting. You will have recent and relevant school experience and expertise and a proven track record of improving curriculum and pupil wellbeing in a school or setting.

The Wellbeing Adviser role sits within the Wellbeing team that consists of Wellbeing, Behaviour and Race Equality advisers. The team advises and supports schools to become deeply focused on maximising wellbeing. Our services are designed to inform and empower schools, academies, MATs and settings to improve the lives and futures of pupils. Collectively this team provides core services and advice to both HCC and schools to address a range of wellbeing areas including behaviour, equalities, PHSE, RSHE, safeguarding and emotional wellbeing


Apply and be part of an innovative and trusted team who provide wide ranging and insightful support to enable children and young people to thrive.

Our ‘working from anywhere’ approach provides colleagues the opportunity to work flexibly in line with their role requirements. This consists of working on-site across various schools and settings, remote working and, if desired, up to 2 days per week in our Head Office in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. The ability to reach different locations by car will be essential for this role. If you drive, then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required. As there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

Benefits: a generous employer pension contribution, 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 31 days after five-years) or the equivalent paid for Term Time employees, family-friendly policies, hybrid working, paid mileage, a cycle to work scheme, onsite charging points for electric vehicles, access to mental health and wellbeing support, company performance bonus, professional development opportunities, benefit schemes for discounts and cashback offers, and more.

How to apply

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact us via email on wellbeing@hfleducation.org and provide your mobile number, so a mutually convenient time can be arranged to discuss the role.

To apply, please download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4), explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline and person specification. We would also love to hear why you are interested in becoming part of the HFL team.

As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

To submit your application or to discuss any recruitment queries please email our Central Recruitment Team on hfl.recruitment@hfleducation.org.

We would love to hear from you.

Closing Date: Monday 4 September 2023 at 9am

Interview Date: Wednesday 13 September in Stevenage

We are committed towards becoming an anti-racist organisation, and our recruitment statement is set out below in support of this.

HFL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

HFL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Anti-racist position statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HFL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.