Medical Officer

Peacehaven Community School, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8RB

11 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Term Time plus 5 staff development days and an additional 3 weeks to be worked during the school holidays.

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£20,045 - £21,563 SAT 5

Actual salary

£18,567 - £19,973 pro rata

Medical Officer job summary

We have an opportunity to appoint a confident, caring and organised person to our team as a Medical Officer / Leader First Aider. This role will require applicants to assess the medical and welfare needs of students and staff, and administer front-line First Aid.

The successful candidate will ensure that pupils with ongoing medical needs are supported in school in line with their individual health care plans, administer approved medication to students and maintain records and reports.

Applicants must hold a full First Aid certificate as a minimum requirement; applications from Registered General Nurses will be welcomed.

An NVQ in nursing or childcare would be an advantage but not essential.

Peacehaven Community School is a Swale Academies Trust (SAT) School who welcomes applicants who want to develop their careers and explore the opportunities that working within an established academy trust can bring.

Our school is a fully inclusive school with a Special Facility for students with a Speech, Language and Communication Specialism.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant school on the South Coast, near Brighton. Life at Peacehaven Community School does not stand still and we constantly seek innovative ways to improve school standards.

Join us to benefit from:

• Friendly and supportive school environment;

• Be part of a highly successful Trust;

• CPD opportunities;

• Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;

• Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;

• Ride to Work Scheme;

• Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Peacehaven Community School is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Becky Platt, Office Manager for an informal discussion. and 01273 581100.

Applications can be completed on TES or a form can be downloaded to complete and sent to Liz Fulker, HR Liaison, or by post to Peacehave n Community School, Greenwich Way, Peacehaven East Sussex BN10 8RB. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 11th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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About Peacehaven Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
867 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01273 581100

At Peacehaven Community School we pride ourself on inspiring all learners, allowing all students to achieve so that every member of our community knows they have succeeded.

When staff and students are asked to describe their school they all say how welcoming that learning is more than being in a classroom. Everyone has a voice in our school and that voice is valued. Our student leadership programme is steadily growing with every year group having an opportunity to change the school.

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