School Welfare/Medical Officer, Enfield

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Kingfisher Hall Primary AcademyEnfield

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £14,226.88 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (C.H.A.T.) is the Charitable Trust set up to run and manage four Primary and one Secondary Academies serving approximately 2500 children. Based in Enfield we are focused on driving up the quality of education provision and standards.

We are seeking a friendly, enthusiastic and motivated qualified first aider who has excellent skills and high professional standards to be involved in the strategic development and maintenance of a culture of outstanding safeguarding, welfare and protection of all our pupils. 

The School Welfare/ Medical Officer will follow-up on every absence with pupils as appropriate, in order to improve patterns over time. You will ensure all attendance is accurately recorded in accordance to the policy and monitor attendance as appropriate. The School Welfare/Medical Officer will engage with children and their parents/carers where poor attendance is identified as a barrier to learning. The successful candidate will be a highly self-motivated individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

You will be responsible for acting as one of the School's primary first aiders and provide support to students relating to their social, health, welfare, hygiene and emotional development needs. Liaising with parents/carers and staff to ensure the students' needs are met and promote attendance across the school. You should have experience of Epilepsy management, Epipen and Respiratory Conditions.

In return for your proven expertise and commitment, we can offer you an opportunity to work for a Trust that has aspirations to grow and deliver outstanding opportunities for our children and their families. We will support you within our team through regular supervision and training opportunities. The Trust has a pension scheme and a health plan.

We believe this is a really exciting role for the right person. There are challenges but the rewards of making a real difference to our children are considerable. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment and follow our safer recruitment practices.

All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable.

More about Kingfisher Hall Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: 40 The Ride, Enfield, London, EN3 7GB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8344 9890