School Healthcare Assistant, Kingston upon Thames

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Kingston Grammar SchoolKingston upon Thames

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary (NHS Band 4 equivalent) and a generous benefits package
Contract term: Permanent


A Leading HMC Selective Co-Educational Day School. 

Conveniently located in the heart of Kingston-Upon-Thames with a superb sports ground by the Thames opposite Hampton Court Palace.  Easy access to central London by rail and road.

“Key contributory factors to pupils’ personal development are the strong ethos and commitment to pupils’ well-being and the clear sense of purpose promoted by school leaders and governors, the coherent and well-planned pastoral care provision, and the strong and supportive community which values equally academic success and personal growth”.  (ISI Report 2017)

We looking to appoint a suitably experienced Healthcare Assistant to support the School Nurse with the health care needs of both our students and staff. 

This is an ideal opportunity for an able and enthusiastic person to contribute to and provide strong support for the school’s medical/nursing provision.

At Kingston Grammar School there is a strong emphasis on the quality of pastoral care and therefore, in addition to assisting the School Nurse with minor injuries and illnesses, you will be part of the pastoral support system within the School.  Empathy with young people and an understanding of their emotional wellbeing is essential.

A job description, full person specification and application form can be downloaded via the Vacancies section on our website at or by e-mailing the Human Resources department at

Applications are welcomed from those with clinical experience, nursing qualifications are not essential. 

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.  The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.  

Kingston Grammar School 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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More about Kingston Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 6PY, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8546 5875
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Kingston Grammar School is one of the most successful co-educational schools in the country, and has a long tradition of developing individual talent and encouraging high aspirations. Our pupils are bright and enthusiastic; their joy in life and spir...