Medical Support Officer, Bath and North East Somerset

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Saint Gregory's Catholic CollegeBath and North East Somerset
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £13,930 - £14,210 (Grade 3 SCP 5-6)
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a proficient and adaptable Medical Response Officer to join our supportive and friendly support staff team as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will work as a Medical Response Officer and be the first point of contact for student, staff or visitor illness or incident as well as overseeing the administration of prescribed medicine for students.  The Medical Response Officer is expected to liaise with parents, carers, emergency services and key staff to ensure an efficient and effective service delivery.  The Medical Response Officer is expected to adhere to all school policies and complete all necessary administration accurately and within the specified time scales.  

Applicants must possess a minimum of five GCSE passes at Grade C or equivalent including literacy, numeracy and hold a First Aid qualification. The Medical Response Officer will have the ability to safely manage and prioritise student medical requirements as our Medical Room can become very busy.  

Applications are invited from individuals who are currently either working as a Medical Response Officer (or equivalent) or an exceptional and aspiring Medical professional who is ready to take the next step in their career.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

• Relevant and recent experience of working within the medical field (including schools);

• An understanding of child and family dynamics and child development;

• A qualification in First Aid and be up to date with current medical recommendations;

• An ability to prioritise and remain calm and positive at all times even under pressure.

In return, the successful candidate can expect: 

• A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best in teaching and support;

• Free on-site parking;

• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

For an open conversation about the role and/or to arrange a visit prior to application please contact the HR Department, on 01225 838783 or email to arrange a suitable time. 

Hours are 32.5 hours per week, term time only (plus two INSET days), Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm (to include 30 minute unpaid lunch break). Please note that working hours may be negotiable.

Applications should be posted or emailed to the HR Manager at Saint Gregory’s, Combe Hay Lane, Odd Down, Bath, BA2 8PA. They may also be submitted by email to: Please note that we  are unable to accept CVs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Details of our CP Policy can be found on our website at .

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