School Medical Officer and Admin Support, Southend-on-Sea

Closing date:

Southchurch High SchoolSouthend-on-Sea

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £12,107 to £12,597 actual annual salary (Point 3-5 Essex Band 2)
Contract term: Permanent

8.30 am to 2.30 pm daily - Term-time only [not required to work INSET days]

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, effective and organised Medical Officer to join our busy admin team.

The ideal candidate will be First Aid qualified (or willing to undertake training immediately after appointment), computer literate and have had previous administrative experience.

In addition to the provision of first aid and other medical support to individual students, you will work with colleagues on the implementation of individual health care plans for students with medical conditions, co-ordinate immunisation programmes, liaise with the pastoral team in relation to pastoral issues and contribute to medical and student wellbeing policy. 

You will develop a close working relationship with the visiting school nurse and liaise with other external agencies as required.

The successful applicant will organise relevant training for other staff members who are working with students with medical conditions, as well as support the school educational visit process in relation to medical requirements.

The post holder will also be expected to provide emergency first aid to staff and visitors where necessary.

Closing date: 12.00 pm on Monday, 21 October, 2019 (late applications may not be considered) 

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday, 23 October, 2019

Interviews to take place 7 November, 2019

Application pack and application form are available to download below.  Alternatively contact the School by telephone on 01702 900777 or e-mail with your contact details.  Completed Application Forms should be e-mailed to

Southchurch High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment health check questionnaire, satisfactory references and probationary period.

More about Southchurch High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Southchurch Boulevard, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4XA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1702 900777
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