Learning & Health Assistant - Hillingdon
Location: Wyvern House, Uxbridge Centre, UB8 2XN
Salary: Scale 3/4, £15,501 - £18,265 per annum, (FTE: £18,657 - 21,984 per annum)
Hours: 36 hours per week, Term Time Only plus INSET days
Orchard Hill College is a community-based specialist college offering educational opportunities for students over 16 years old with a range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Orchard Hill College is Ofsted 'Outstanding’ and we are proud of this achievement as it recognises our students’ fantastic work and the dedication and commitment of our staff team.
We have Centres across London and Surrey where we aim to be as close to our students’ local communities as possible. This enables our students to build a network of people who appreciate what they can offer during and after their time at College.
We are looking for Learning & Health Assistants to assist in the provision of all health care support for our students to ensure their well-being is maintained at all times. This will include nutrition and hydration, including gastrostomy management, hygiene and giving learners medication.
You will be operating specialist equipment including hoists and gastrostomy pumps.
You must have an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification in health and social care, and experience of working, caring or voluntary work with people who have disabilities.
You will have excellent communication skills and be able to maintain accurate records and be able to assist our students sensitively and safely.
This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
To apply please visit the Orchard Hill College website to view the job description and person specification. Please download an application form and send us your completed application form via email.
Please note that CV applications will not be considered.
Closing Date: 8am on Monday 4th June 2018