Health Care Assistant
Hours: 32.5 hours, term time only, Monday to Friday
Contract Type: Permanent
James Brindley Academy
Bell Barn Road
(you may be required to work at other sites of the school)
Phone: 0121 666 6409
Job Start Date: As soon as possible
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.
For further details and application visit our website at www.jamesbrindley.org.uk
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.
You will be required to register and pay for the DBS update service and ensure that documentary evidence is produced to ensure annual compliance and updates. You will also be required to provide written consent for the employer to access this information at any time.
Closing Date: 19 April 2021, 8am
For an application pack please go to our website
Completed application forms should be submitted to email@example.com
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.
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.