MEDICAL & WELFARE OFFICER
Salary: from £20,000 pa, 36 hrs. p/w, Term-time only
free parking, gym, family friendly benefits
You can make a difference in our Academy which is OfSTED rated ‘Good’, where we work hard, support each other and are committed to ensuring that all pupils, regardless of their background or abilities, achieve their very best and are confident about their futures. You will be genuinely recognised and valued for your performance and in return supported with a personalised professional development plan.
You will relish the opportunities that are available to you. At ARA we are a 3 form entry School who are proud of our culturally diverse environment and with the combination of passionate, talented teaching and impressive facilities. We have created an enviable learning environment where traditional values, high reaching aspirations and creative curiosity underpin our pursuit of excellence.
The role is to manage and deliver first aid on a daily basis for the pupils of the Academy, this is an all through academy and much of your time will be spent looking after the Secondary Phase pupils, however there will be crossover with the Primary Phase pupils, as well as being actively involved in the promotion of health throughout the Academy, and within our local community of parents. The role involves being one of two key persons to manage Anaphylaxis and ensure that medication in the Academy is up to date. Maintaining records of pupils that visit the welfare room is a daily task as is liaising/sharing information directly with the relevant Pastoral Team. The role also involves co-ordinating immunisation programmes for pupils and staff.
It is essential that applicants hold the Current First Aid at Work certificate (3 day course) along with GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics. It is also essential that applicants have an excellent understanding of the emotional and medical issues that impact on the lives of Secondary Phase pupils. The role is to work Monday to Friday from 8.30am until 4pm. This is a term-time only position plus CPD days which are usually at the beginning of term.
The Academy offers free on-site parking, free use of the gym, subsidised meals and family friendly policies including dependents entitlement.
Since we’re just off the A40 at the Target Roundabout, travel connections are first-rate, with the A40/M25/M4/North Circular within easy reach and the Central Line Station just a short Bus ride away.
Come and visit us for a personal tour if you like, or you could visit the ‘Work for Us’ section of our website for more information and an application form: www.alecreedacademy.co.uk. If you prefer to talk, our HR department would love to chat: 0208 8414511
Closing date for completed applications: Monday 17th June at 9am
Interview Date for Potential Candidates: Wednesday 19th June 2019
ARA is committed to the protection and safety of our learners. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencing the role.