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Healthcare Assistant - Part-time

The Wyvern School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7069-140S
  • Posted:27/01/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Healthcare Assistant KR5 (£20,595 - £21,693 FTE)  15-20  hours per week, term time only, hours and working pattern to be agreed at interview. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and competent Health Care Assistant to join us at The Wyvern School. This is a new role, it will be varied and busy, you will work as an important link between our schools nurses, Leadership team and teaching staff.   Your role will be to assist the school in supporting and monitoring student health needs, including Healthcare plans, personal healthcare needs and administering medication. This is a fantastic opportunity for  a caring individual, who is keen to support others, to join our amazing team.

We are keen to hear from you if you have a relevant level 2 or 3 qualification in a healthcare setting and have recent proven competence in a range of clinical skills.

The Wyvern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service.

Please complete the online application form. CV's will not be accepted

Information about the school

The Wyvern School is a large, dynamic, forward-looking school, with the aim of helping to shape best practice for pupils with complex needs. The school caters for 350 pupils with severe, profound and complex needs including autism.

If you want to play a part in making a difference to the lives of children with complex needs, we would love to hear from you!

The Wyvern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. For all positions where a criminal record check is identified as necessary, an application for a DBS check will be made in the event of the individual being offered the position. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Please see our school website for our policy on ex-offenders.

For further details on the schools Child Protection policy, please see our school website.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance 2023, as part of the shortlisting process the school reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence. Any relevant information found concerning a candidates suitability to work with children will be discussed with the applicant.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.