School Medical Practitioner, Barnsley

Closing date:

Barnsley AcademyBarnsley
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,000-£25,500 (£25,610-£29,684 FTE)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm, 39 weeks per annum (term time only)

Closing Date: Monday 17 September 2018 at 12:00 noon
Interviews: To take place later the same week

We are seeking to appoint a School Medical Practitioner for a new role at Barnsley Academy. We are looking for conscientious individuals with a child centred approach to support the health and wellbeing of students so they can fully participate in learning.

Main duties will include:

  • To respond to the day to day health and first aid needs of students.
  • To support children with medical needs such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy or mental health concerns.
  • To administer medication as per the school policy.
  • Performing necessary health checks to assist with diagnosis.
  • To work collaboratively with the clinical psychologist, educational psychologist and counsellor for students with mental health problems.
  • To work with the Designated and Deputy Safeguarding Leads in the context of prioritising the safeguarding and welfare of children.
  • Timely maintenance and updating of electronic student files and medical records.

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent facilities and resources.
  • A chance to become part of one of the largest groups of academies in the country.
  • Caring, dedicated and friendly students.
  • Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and who are committed to each other’s professional development.
  • Excellent employee benefits which include an excellent pension scheme

What we would like from you:

  • RSCN, RN-child or RGN equivalent experience (i.e. A&E, School Nursing, Practice nursing).
  • 2 years minimum experience post registration.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personnel skills, especially with children.
  • Self-awareness with the ability to be both confident and calm under pressure.
  • The ability to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Good IT skills.
  • A fundamental belief in the power of education to enable students to achieve anything they set their minds to.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an Academy making year on year progress under current leadership. In turn, we are looking for a candidate committed to playing a part in transforming the lives of our young people.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.
Barnsley Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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