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Healthcare Assistant (SEN School) - Colchester, Essex

Healthcare Assistant (SEN School) - Colchester, Essex

Healthcare Assistant (SEN School) - Colchester, Essex

We are looking for organised, caring and professional individuals to join our growing school as Health Care Assistants.

Working hours: 8.45am - 3.15pm with a 30 minute lunch break

Days: Monday to Friday - term time plus non pupil days (39 weeks plus 4.5 weeks paid holiday allowance).Must be available to work 5 days a week

Main Duties Include but not limited to:

  • To administer OTC, prescription, and controlled drug medications.

  • To assist with preparation, updating and archiving of medical records.

  • To maintain current own First Aid Qualification and mandatory training.

  • To communicate as appropriate with the SLG, parents and other staff and agencies

  • To be aware of, and implement, routine procedures as outlined in the School's policies.

  • To adhere to individual health care plans for pupils with specific health care needs.

  • To support the holistic wellbeing of all pupils actively.

  • To assist with organising and co-ordinating immunisations.

  • Uphold medical confidentiality in line with legal duty of confidentiality to pupils and maintain medical records accurately.

  • Ensure that all dispensed treatment given, and supplies used are recorded.

  • Maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence, keep up-to-date with relevant clinical and healthcare issues relevant to schools.

  • To continuously promote the welfare of children and young people.

Experience working in care and/or with SEN children an advantage but not essential as is previous training in medication administering.