National Student Wellbeing Program (NSWP) About the National Student Wellbeing Program The National Student Wellbeing Program is a Commonwealth-funded initiative to support the wellbeing of students and the broader school community through the provision of pastoral care and/or wellbeing support services through a school chaplain or student wellbeing officer. The NSWP replaces the former National School Chaplaincy Program and allows schools to employ a qualified chaplain or student wellbeing officer. NSWP 2024-2027 Schools that were successful in their tender for this program, must source chaplaincy and/or student wellbeing officer personnel through a prequalified provider. The Family Co. has been selected as a prequalified provider for the NSPW program for 2024-2027, offering Student Wellbeing Officer's to schools in the Sydney and Illawarra regions. If your school would like to choose The Family Co. as your NSWP provider, please call (02) 9528 2933 and speak with our Operations Manager for more information. Role of the Wellbeing Officer: The School Wellbeing Officer will work to support NSW schools in building vibrant, tolerant and harmonious school communities. The role is part of a collaborative and consultative school support team who provide on-the-ground support to schools. The School Wellbeing Officer will work directly with school communities to improve social, emotional, health and educational outcomes. Responsibilities of a Student Wellbeing Officer may include: Providing wellbeing support to children, young people and families Organising activities and groups within the school community Running wellbeing programs for students at the school Coordinating excursions, school incursions and parent/carer workshops Working with a wide range of key stakeholders, including government and non-government agencies, to deliver timely, evidence based and tailored support to schools, and link students and families in to appropriate supports. In their role working with school communities, NSWP student wellbeing officers: Must respect, accept and be sensitive to everyone's views, values and beliefs Must promote a safe and inclusive school community Must comply with state and territory laws and policies in relation to child protection matters Must have relevant and valid state and territory working with children or vulnerable people checks Meet the qualification requirements of the NSWP Must undertake the cyberbullying Professional Learning Package delivered by the eSafety Commission. More Information For more information about the NSWP click the link here - NSWP Information The Family Co. is an approved NSWP provider for the Sydney and Illawarra regions. If your schools would like to choose The Family Co. as your NSWP provider, please call 9528 2933 to speak with our Operations Manager.