Hours: Monday-Friday 8:15am-4:15pm, 39 weeks per annum (term time only)
We are looking to appoint to the post of School Medical & Wellbeing Officer at Sheffield Park Academy. We are looking for conscientious individuals with a child centred approach to support the health and wellbeing of all students to enable them to fully participate in learning.
Main duties will include:
To respond to the day to day health and first aid needs of students.
To support children with medical needs such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy or mental health concerns.
To administer medication as per the school policy.
Performing necessary health checks to assist with diagnosis.
To work collaboratively with the clinical psychologist, educational psychologist and counsellor for students with mental health problems.
To work with the Designated and Deputy Safeguarding Leads in the context of prioritising the safeguarding and welfare of children.
Timely maintenance and updating of electronic student files and medical records.
What we can offer you:
Excellent facilities and resources.
A chance to become part of one of the largest groups of academies in the country.
Caring, dedicated and friendly students.
Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and who are committed to each other’s professional development.
Excellent employee benefits which includes access to the local government pension scheme.
What we would like from you;
RSCN, RN-child or RGN equivalent experience (i.e. A&E, School Nursing, Practice nursing) as desirable or 3 day first aid trained with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
Excellent communication and inter-personnel skills, especially with children.
Self-awareness with the ability to be both confident and calm under pressure.
The ability to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds.
Good IT skills.
A fundamental belief in the power of education to enable students to achieve anything they set their minds to.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an Academy making year on year progress under current leadership. In turn, we are looking for a candidate committed to playing a part in transforming the lives of our young people.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.
About the School:
A United Learning academy
Sheffield Park Academy is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Our whole-school ethos of ‘the best in everyone’ underpins our core values of ambition, confidence, creativity, respect, enthusiasm and determination. Our aim is to send every student out into the world instilled with these values, as well as the right knowledge, skills and qualifications, so that they are ready to play their part in it.
To apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button at the top of this page.
Closing date: Wednesday 8th July 2020 at 11:00am.
Interviews: To take place the following week.
Sheffield Park Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.