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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 30 hours per week, term time only.

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31/07/2025

Actual salary

15,467 to 15,723

What skills and experience we're looking for

Part time post

Temporary until 31 July 2025

30 hours per week, term time only

Grade 2, SCP 2 - 3. Full time annual equivalent salary £22,737 to £23,114 (actual annual salary £15,467 to £15,723)

We are excited to offer this temporary opportunity to work as a Health Care Assistant in our academy. The role involves assisting in the domestic care and general welfare of pupils in respect of personal hygiene programmes, being the primary first aid responder for the school, and managing the administration of medication to students as well checking stock and expiry dates of medication and first aid consumables around the academy. You will support the inclusion team and provide administrative support and carry out domestic tasks around the academy. You will work alongside external stakeholders to create, follow and deliver agreed plans for our students to thrive. Experience of working in schools would be desirable. You must have good interpersonal and communication skills and be able to manage your time effectively. Having the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times is essential. We are looking for someone with a passion for working in education and working with young people, dedicated to building a strong relationship with students with medical needs and providing the highest level of care and support. You must be a self motivated, organised, proactive individual with a warm and nurturing approach with students and be comfortable assisting with their personal care.

Our academies offer a high quality of education for our students and excellent career progression and training for staff. Our driving ambition is ‘Students First: Raising Standards and Transforming Lives’ and we are sure you are an inspiring colleague with real vision and passion – and the drive and determination to make things happen. We can demonstrate our warm and empathetic approach to our young people and strive to create a sense of belonging in our community. You will build on this success and take us to the next level, working closely with the SEND teams and senior leadership. We can offer CPD opportunities, free parking, family friendly policies and our new ‘Outwood Plus’ rewards scheme. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic practitioner to join our Family of Schools and work with us to continue improving the lives of our students.

Please ensure your employment and education history are listed on your application in chronological order with any gaps explained.

To view the full job description and person specification, which you should use when completing your application, please click on the apply link.

If you would like to discuss this role further or require any more information prior to making an application, please contact our recruitment partner Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited, Liz Creasey on 01132003710 or email Liz.Creasey@hays.com

The vacancy will close at noon on 15th July 2024.

What the school offers its staff

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS - WHAT DO WE OFFER AS AN EMPLOYER?Outwood Grange Academies Trust supports colleagues by funding an extensive range of accredited training courses and apprenticeship opportunities up to Masters level. We also offer:Your starting salary with annual increments plus inflation linked increases. The starting salary within the grade advertised will be dependent upon your experience. You will also receive:

  • A comprehensive induction and training process
  • Automatic enrolment into an increasingly rare and valuable defined Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution rates
  • Flexible family friendly policies from day one
  • Enhanced occupational benefits available (such as maternity, adoption and parental leave) with no qualifying period
  • Holidays: A minimum of 25 days plus bank holidays (this increases with length of service)
  • A range of working patterns are available dependant upon the role

Automatic enrolment into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to:

  • Specialist information on a wide range of work-life issues
  • Emotional support and counselling for a wide range of personal and work issues
  • Legal guidance
  • Financial guidance and debt counselling
  • Child and dependent care support and advice
  • Support for managers

We are also a wellbeing employer with a dedicated wellbeing policy and menopause policy along with menopause champions based in our academies. Other benefits include:

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced Synergy Car Leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.For more information on Outwood and a message from our CEO please clickhereOutwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) is an education charity and not-for-profit sponsor of primary, junior and secondary academies. We are a dynamic organisation, recognised nationally as one of the highest performing family of schools in the North of England, and we currently sponsor over 40 schools.Our educational blueprint has been developed through leading and supporting schools over many years.We have used this successful blueprint to sponsor academies and have a transformational effect on children’s life chances within very quick timescales.We feel strongly that academies should enhance the education provision of the community they serve, in addition to driving up standards and playing a central role in regeneration. This is because we believe that improving the life chances of young people is essential to developing a strong local and national economy.We are now comprised of over 40 schools who work together to ensure that all children, irrespective of their starting point, receive an excellent education. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of children in our care, including the most vulnerable or challenging.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Outwood Academy Easingwold

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
738 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Easingwold

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email g.gilchrist@easingwold.outwood.com.

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