Student Wellbeing Officers

White Hills PS have two Student Wellbeing Officers avaliable to assist students and families with effective access to the school.

Our Wellbeing staff are co-ordinated by our Leading Teacher Adrian McErvale. Adrian also works with teachers to develop Individual Learning Plans, Koorie Education Plans and co-ordinates our schools applications for funding of students. Adrian also coaches staff in presenting wellbeing programs.

Our Student Wellbeing Worker, Hollie Alford, provides wellbeing support to students and their families at White Hills Primary School who may be facing social and emotional challenges. Hollie has a background in Social Work and can offer 1-1 counselling for students as needed. Her role, promotes the Health, Safety and Wellbeing of all students. Hollie can support students to build upon positive relationship and social skills, emotional regulation strategies and safe, healthy ways to express big emotions. She also provides linkages with local community services for individuals and families. Hollie works on Tuesday and Thursdays.

Our School Chaplain, Ricky Cawley, assists students and families with access to internal and external supports. He works with students individually and in small groups, communicates with families and offers many school based programs to support students in times of need. The school offers second hand uniforms, Fresh Fruit Fridays and the breakfast club that operates on a Wednesday and Friday morning. Ricky works on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Parents wishing to access student or family support should contact the school office or speak with their child's teacher.