Vacancy Details

Healthcare Assistant


About the role

We are looking to appoint a Healthcare Assistant to work at Magna Lane Centre, a Social, Emotional and Mental Health classroom based at Foljambe Primary School, which provides therapeutic intervention for children from across our Trust primary schools. The successful candidate will work with a team of professionals to provide therapeutic and curriculum support within the centre and as outreach in home schools. They will provide intimate care and support children with Education and Health Care Plans and those with additional health needs. They will be responsible for liaising with relevant professionals and maintaining record keeping and safeguarding as required.

Our ideal candidates will be able to promote positive behaviour and suggest and implement activities which will help develop students’ social skills and self-discipline. You should enjoy working with young people and have good communication skills. A minimum of Mathematics and English GCSE grade 4/C is required and a Teaching Assistant qualification would be an advantage.

How to apply

Head to our recruitment website to apply for this role.

Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position
  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the job description on the WPT website)
  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned

This information is important as it will be used in the shortlisting process to identify suitable candidates for interview and assessments.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.

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Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

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