Healthcare Assistant and Student Support

Expiring today

Halifax, West Yorkshire
Scale 4 Point 18 £18,870 (pro rata £12,137)
24 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

The Crossley Heath School

Savile Park, Halifax, HX3 0HG

Head Teacher Mrs Lynnette Cassidy

Healthcare Assistant and Student Support

To start as soon as possible

Salary: Scale 4 Point 18 £18,870 (pro rata £12,137)

Hours: 27.5 hours per week, 8.30 am to 2.30 pm, term time plus 5 days

To inspire each of our young people to flourish as an individual, to be curious, to be resilient and to love learning.  We aspire for them to grow into articulate, independent future citizens and to become the leaders of tomorrow.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Crossley Heath as part of the pastoral and well-being team.  This is a new post which will ensure co-ordination of student and staff medical needs, prompt and effective First Aid provision and early intervention for student mental-health and well-being.

Other duties will involve administration connected to the healthcare of students, coordination of staff training to support healthcare needs, leading assembly sessions and group workshops in relation to good mental health and wellbeing. 

A current First Aid and Healthcare qualification together with previous experience of working in a healthcare or mental health/well-being role is essential.  Further training to support the needs of the post will be provided.  The successful candidate will be willing to support students’ good mental health and well-being through assemblies, our tutor programme and group workshops, as well as on an individual basis. Training and support for running sessions with students will be provided.

A warm, approachable personality is essential for this role and the successful candidate must have a high degree of integrity, professionalism and be able to cope calmly and efficiently with any eventualities.  You will need to be flexible in approach, proactive and work on your own initiative whilst being part of a wider team.

We offer a pleasant working environment, a commitment to the health and wellbeing of our students and staff and good training and development opportunities.

Application pack available on the website, by clicking apply.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 18 February 2019.

 Interviews will be held on Monday 4 March 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding children in all aspects of recruitment and selection.