Medical and Welfare Officer

Recruiter
LANGDON ACADEMY
Location
Newham
Salary
£22,506 to £24,510 pro rata
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
06 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Start date: As soon as possible – Permanent – Term Time Only – 36 hours per week

Langdon Academy is a large, richly diverse school with both a primary and secondary phase. We are seeking to appoint an experienced Medical Welfare Officer to support and provide first aid provision for the staff and students of the Academy. You will also be required to assist with Special Educational Needs pupils in regards to their medical and hygiene needs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A recognised First Aid qualification and general education.
  • Confidentiality at all times as some information handled will be of a sensitive nature, some will be covered by the data protection act.
  • Special Educational Needs experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure; work as part of a team and own initiative.
  • Good knowledge of ICT.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of an excellent First Aid service to both students and staff.
  • To be responsible for the smooth running, monitoring and development of the Medical Centre.
  • Organisation of medicines in line with NHS, DfE guidance and policy.
  • Ensuring all first aid boxes are complete with the necessary items.
  • Distribution of relevant information to Senior Staff according to need
  • and within requirements of confidentiality.
  • Liaison with parents/carers and outside agencies as appropriate.
  • Organising first aid training and refresher training.

Brampton Manor Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Completed application forms should be returned by email via the button below.