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Health & First Aid Assistant

Chatham GrammarMedway

Chatham Grammar, part of the University of Kent Academies Trust, is seeking to appoint a Health & First Aid Assistant. This role will be based at Chatham Grammar, though travel to our sister school, Brompton Academy, may be required on occasion. This role is 30 hours per week, term time only and is being offered on a permanent basis.

This role is within a suite of new wellbeing roles that have been offered within the Trust this year, and we are very excited to be welcoming committed, pro-active and compassionate colleagues to UKAT. Our vision for this role is to act as the lead first aider at the academy and attend to all first aid issues promptly and efficiently. The post holder will also provide administrative and first-level support and advice on health matters.

To be successful in this role, you will have a professional manner and be well organised and able to work under pressure and to deadlines. You will possess well-developed administrative skills and will be able to demonstrate your experience through your application. You may already hold a first aid qualification, but full first aid training will be provided. You will be confident in communicating with a variety of stakeholders, which will include parent/carers, external bodies, colleagues and students. Your attention to detail will be at an advanced level as you will be responsible for keeping accurate and up-to-date medical records for students and will be dispensing medicines as required.

The successful applicant will be coming to an academy-wide supportive learning environment characterised by open leadership and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic (and down-to-earth) leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people.

Chatham Grammar offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers. It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good.  


Your application should be made after reading the job description and person specification, and you will use the application to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role. 

We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and, therefore, we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age.

For any queries about the role, please email

For further information or to download our application form, please visit our website: 

Closing date: 9.00am on Wednesday 8 December 2021

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

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