Healthcare Assistant (Temporary) - Female Outwood Academy Portland, Worksop

Grade 2, SCP 9 to 13. Actual £11,147 to £11,570
30 hours per week, term time (38 weeks)
Start Date
As soon as possible
Temporary Position
Until students in academy no longer need healthcare support

Outwood Academy Portland seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.
Outwood Academy Portland places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased student outcomes whilst developing their social and emotional resilience.
We are seeking to recruit a female Healthcare Assistant to assist in the domestic care and general welfare of specific pupils in respect of personal hygiene programmes and at meal times, using specialist equipment where necessary, including assisting with physio. Experience of working in schools would be desirable. You must have good interpersonal and communication skills and be able to manage your time effectively. Having the ability to maintain confidentially at all times is essential. As the post is to support students in the academy with physical needs it is temporary whilst they are on roll at the academy.
We are looking for someone with a passion for working in education and working with young people, dedicated to building a strong relationship with students with medical needs and providing the highest level of care and support. You must be a proactive individual with a warm and nurturing approach with students and be comfortable assisting with their personal care. This role is restricted to female applicants only as it involves working on a one to one basis with a female student and assisting with personal care.
The successful candidate will need to be extremely well organised, literate, numerate and have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

As part of the Outwood Grange Family of Schools you will be offered high quality support and programmes of professional development, which provide many opportunities for colleagues at all levels.
Outwood Academy Portland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment will be subject to enhanced DBS Check.
Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted as part of our recruitment process.



Vacancy Closed

This vacancy has closed and no longer accepts applications.

Key Dates

Closing Date
Interview Date
Friday 22 March 2019


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