Healthcare Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/06/2021 12:00
£25,991 - £28,672 per annum, pro rata (Actual salary £21,622 - £23,852 per annum)
Hours per week:
36 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sir Charles Parsons School, Westbourne Avenue, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4ED
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
2 Jun
Further Information

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Sir Charles Parsons School
Westbourne Avenue
Newcastle upon Tyne

36 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days as directed by the school.

Charles Parsons School is a successful secondary school for students aged 11 - 19 who experience significant and profound learning difficulties and who may also have associated medical and health needs. The school has consistently been judged by Ofsted to be an ‘outstanding school’ with the most recent inspection taking place in January 2019.

The school has undergone a significant expansion in the past few years and is seeking to appoint a healthcare assistant to join the recently expanded staff team.

This is a new post within the school and will involve working closely with school staff, students and the community nursing team to meet the health and welfare needs of students across the school.

This can include working with students whose behaviour may at times challenge those supporting them.

Candidates should be:
•enthusiastic and keen to support and develop new initiatives;
•prepared to carry out and support with the administration of health and medical interventions;
•able to work effectively as a members of a team with educational and other professionals, both from within and outside the school;
•committed to improving the provision offered to our students through rigorous professional self review and development; and;
•resilient and able to focus on finding solutions to the issues and problems experienced in any school.
Successful applicants will join a school:
•with a friendly, supportive team ethos;
•that provides excellent professional development opportunities;
•which is dynamic, forward looking and constantly challenging itself to further improve the quality of provision it provides.

All necessary training to enable the successful candidates to fulfil the responsibilities of their posts will be provided.

The posts are offered on the following basis: 36 hours per week, term time only.

Candidates should note the working hours for these posts include working until 4.40 p.m. every Monday and until 5.10 p.m. on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Application forms are downloadable from the school’s website at www.scp.newcastle.sch.uk or available from and returnable to Mrs. Sharon Palmer, School Business Manager at sharon.palmer@scp.newcastle.sch.uk or telephone number 0191 2952280.

Closing Date: Wednesday 2 June 2021
Interviews will be week commencing 14 June 2021

Please note
This job is closed for applications.