Job Description

Location: Preparatory School

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £12,590 Per Annum

Starting Salary £12,590.44 per annum | Prep School
Permanent | 28.5 hours per week | Term-time Contract (34 weeks per year)

This independent school is looking for a Healthcare Assistant to join our friendly and professional medical team.

The position forms part of the Prep School medical provision, which is part of the wider medical and nursing services provided to the Felsted community via a clinically effective, high-quality service of nursing care. The Medical Centre is an integral part of our School and this position works together with nurses in our pupil’s health care needs.

This position will involve assessing and treating minor injuries or illness including recording of basic observations (blood pressure, heart rate and temperature), creating and maintaining medical records, ordering medical supplies and promoting the wellbeing across the school.

Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.

The position will be working 28.5 hours per week during term-time only (34 weeks per year. The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach to the working hours between Monday to Sunday in accordance with the Medical Centre rota as the School provides 24-hour care. For an informal chat to discuss the role, calls are welcome directly to the Medical Centre on 01371 822791.

It is essential that the successful person has experience working with young people/children and previously within the medical or education sector. A focus on providing excellent customer service is key, as is excellent communication and ICT skills and having clear empathy and understanding of boys’ and girls’ development needs,

Benefits include free life assurance, uniform and parking; contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); membership availability to the School’s healthcare scheme (via BUPA); free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks supplied and lunch/dinner provided; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 15 February 2022 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 23 February 2022.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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