Medical Welfare Officer

Posted 19 June 2024
Salary £182 - £188 per day
LocationWaltham Forest
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameTyne Brownlie

Job description

Medical Welfare Officer | Key Information

Location: Walthamstow, East London

Contract: Full-time

Daily rate: £182 - £188 per day

Start date: September 2024

Medical Welfare Officer | About the school

The school strives to ensure…

  • Learners are safe and enjoy learning
  • Everyone feels included, respected, and valued
  • An ambitious curriculum develops our learners for the challenges of life and adulthood
  • Employee potential is recognised and invested in

The school's vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through collaboration, direction, high challenge and high support. Their values of respect, equity, self-worth, partnership, enjoyment, communication and trust are core to all they do.

The school passionately believe in promoting the well-being of their team and have a wide range of benefits and systems to support their staff.

Medical Welfare Officer | Responsibilities

  • Oversight of the first aid and medical provision for all students at the school.
  • Oversight of medical plans and monitoring long-term medical conditions.
  • Interventions with students relating to emotional, physical or welfare issues.
  • Maintaining full medical and accurate database records for students.
  • Keeping accident logs and producing management reports with medical statistics.
  • Handling a wide range of external telephone and face-to-face enquiries.
  • Closely working with the school business manager and external health services.
  • Assisting with preparation of open days and events.
  • Running reports on admissions' statistics and general main office assistance.

Medical Welfare Officer | Requirements

The successful applicant will have experience of working with young people, ideally in a school environment, and will feel confident in dealing with students and families.

Medical Welfare Officer | Benefits

  • Make a significant difference in the lives of children with special educational needs.
  • Gain expertise in managing diverse medical conditions and needs specific to SEN students.
  • Work closely with dedicated professionals, including teachers, therapists, and support staff.
  • Experience high job satisfaction from supporting and nurturing the well-being of vulnerable students.
  • Access opportunities for ongoing training and development in specialized medical and educational fields.
  • Be part of a close-knit and supportive school community focused on holistic student care.
  • Enjoy a dynamic and varied workday, addressing a range of medical and welfare needs.
  • Benefit from the structured school schedule, allowing for a balanced work-life routine.
  • Work in an environment that values diversity, inclusion, and the unique strengths of each student.

Please contact Tyne Brownlie, Recruitment Consultant on 020 4505 5511 or via email Tyne @ Remedy Education to discuss the role further.

Applications will be reviewed as submitted and candidates could be called for interview immediately.

Remedy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before appointment.