Job Title: Medical Needs and First Aid Coordinator
Grade and Salary: Grade 3 £16,745 - £18,125 per annum (actual salary for 39 weeks)
Working pattern: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Contract term: Permanent
Ashfield School are looking to appoint a Medical Needs and First Aid Coordinator. This new post will act as the School First Aider for both staff and students. Working with parents, teaching and support staff the post holder will ensure that the school student medical procedures are followed and records are up to date.
Working with staff and external agencies the post holder will assist with the provision of health education and health counselling to students, including delivering sessions to small groups of students on topics like healthy living, personal hygiene, drug and alcohol awareness and sexual health. This role also includes classroom support and will provide support to students have varying degrees of learning, behavioural, communication and social difficulties.
The successful applicant will have experience of mentoring, working with or coaching young people. Experience of working within a medical environment is advantages but not essential as full training is provided. The post holder will be able to respond to situations as they arise and will have experience of following procedures, completing paperwork to a high standard and excellent communication skills.
The post holder will need to hold a first aid qualification and if they do not already hold one then they will be expected to gain this within two months of starting in post.
Why join us:
Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.
• Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.00.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options.
• The ability to work flexibly where.
• Career-Average pension scheme.
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career.
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
• A stimulating and supportive working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career.
The closing date for applications is: Wednesday 23 October 2019, 12 noon
We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure, two references and successful completion of vetting procedures.