Welfare Assistant

Actual Salary: £15,366 
Contract: Fixed term (with the possibility of being made permanent)
Hours: 32.5 hours – 8.30-3.45 with 45 mins for lunch, term time only (39 weeks)

The Heathland Whitefriars Federation is a multi-academy trust comprising of Heathland and Whitefriars Schools in Harrow. Our Federation of two schools is underpinned by a values based ethos that helps everyone work together cooperatively and with mutual respect. Our pupils make rapid progress in an environment of care where expectations are high, values are positive, forgiveness is abundant and children are treasured. We absolutely believe that anyone can learn anything and the growth mindset underpins everything we do.

Whitefriars School is looking for a pro-active and caring person to provide medical and welfare services for children (age 3 – 18) and staff. You will be the first point of contact for first aid and medical matters.  Responsibilities will include caring for pupils who are unwell and liaising with their parents, maintaining accurate and confidential records, monitoring tracking and reporting on medical information and liaising with office staff to ensure Sims pupil data is up to date.

You will have experience of working in primary and/or secondary school environment, a First Aid at Work certificate and good literacy and communication skills. Additional paediatric First Aid training along with diabetic training would be useful and you will need up to date knowledge and understanding of the practices and procedures within education relating to the welfare and safety of pupils.

Closing date: Monday 18th November 

 We reserve the right to shortlist, interview and appoint prior to the closing date and so early applications are encouraged

 Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact Whitefriars School on 0208 427 2080 to make an appointment.

The Heathland Whitefriars Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. An equal opportunities employer.

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