Salary: NHS Band 3
Hours: To Be Confirmed (Monday to Friday – Various Shifts Available)
Term Time Only – 39 Weeks per year
Linden Lodge School is a leading provider of education for visually-impaired children and young people aged 2 – 19 years. We are constantly building and growing our provision and an opportunity to join our highly motivated and skilled team as a Healthcare Assistant has become available.
This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about transforming young peoples’ lives, promoting independence and has a desire to develop their career in a Special School setting. The postholder will work within our Health provision and will be an active member of the multi-professional team, supporting the healthcare needs through the planned programmes of care. You will be undertaking a range of duties under the supervision of the clinical lead and nursing team including administration of medication, basic wound/dressing care and monitoring student’s vital stats such as blood sugar, heart rate and blood pressure when required.
This is an exciting time to join the school. In our recent OFSTED of the residential department, Leadership and Management was judged “outstanding” (January 2019) where “leaders’ expert knowledge and steadfast commitment to children have inspired them to continue their own professional journeys”. We have an impressive three acre campus in Wimbledon offering fabulous indoor and outdoor innovative facilities to support teaching and learning.
We can offer you:
• Personalised induction programme
• The opportunity to undertake recognised qualifications such as an Accredited Intervenor
• A positive and supportive team within Richley House
• A staff wellbeing programme which includes:
o Employee Assistance programme
o Free local gym membership
o End of term staff awards
o Weekly art and Pilates classes
Linden Lodge School is a very special place to work and staff wellbeing and career progression is very important to us. In addition to our Staff wellbeing programme you will be provided with tailored in-house and external training appropriate to your needs and interests.
School Tour: We would encourage applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact the school to arrange a suitable date and time
Closing Date for all applications: 30th August 2019
Shortlisting: Week Commencing 02 September
Interview Date: TBC
Linden Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, an enhanced DBS will be required.
CVs are not accepted.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to a DBS check.