Birmingham City Council

Health Care Assistant

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James Brindley Academy Bell Barn Road Birmingham B15 2AF
£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata
24 Nov 2021
06 Dec 2021
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Health Care Assistant

£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata

Hours per week: 32.5 hours, term time only Monday to Friday

Contract Type: Permanent

James Brindley Academy

Bell Barn Road


B15 2AF  

Telephone: 0121 666 6409

Location: James Brindley Academy, Dovedale, Perry Common Road, but may be required to work at other sites of the school

James Brindley Academy is looking for a tenacious Health Care Assistant who has experience working with children, young people and families and is willing to develop and learn.

At James Brindley, we provide education for children and young people whilst they are in hospital or are unable to attend their mainstream school due to medical conditions or special educational needs. We teach across 11 sites including teaching centres and hospitals in Birmingham.

The purpose of the role is to work with parents, carers, specialist health professionals and others to develop, implement and monitor in-school care plans for young people with complex health needs and long-term conditions to enable them to attend and benefit from school. You will work in co-operation with other keyworkers involved in supporting the young people’s educational and health care needs under the guidance of the Centre Leader.

You will have high standard of clinical work as well as knowledge of assessment of health needs of the school aged population.  QCF/NVQ in Health and Social Care at L3 along with GCSE English and maths (or equivalent) are also essential.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 6 December 2021, 8am

For further details and application visit our website

Completed application forms should be submitted to:

Interview Date: 14 December 2021

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

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