Medical and Welfare Officer - 12 hours per week during term time

We are looking for an experienced medical professional to join our Medical and Welfare Team on a part-time basis. Your hours will be 10:30 to 14:30 on 3 days per week to include Fridays. Successful candidates will be able to step in seamlessly to work as part of a small on-site Medical and Welfare team, as well as independently, in order to provide outstanding first aid and medical treatment to our pupils and staff throughout the school day.

He/she should be organised, able to work under pressure, able to communicate clearly and be computer literate (a knowledge of SIMS would be advantageous). A strong understanding of Child Protection issues and best practice is essential. School nursing experience would be an advantage, as would experience in paedriatric nursing, adolescent health and/or A&E. A First Aid at Work Certificate will be required. We are pleased to consider applications from a variety of suitably qualified medical professionals, such as registered Nurses, Associate Nurses, Paramedic or Healthcare professionals. A RSCN, RN-Child or RGN qualification is not required for this role. Of paramount importance is a friendly, approachable personality; excellent communication skills; and an ability to work independently with confidence.

The post will require you to work during the term time plus 5 staff and INSET days.  Additional work could be available, by mutual agreement, at the weekend and outside regular term times for extra-curricular activities, sporting fixtures and school trips.  The actual salary will be calculated on a term-time only, part-time basis. School lunches are provided during term time.

Founded in 1993, the Harrodian School is co-educational and set in 25 acres of grounds with excellent facilities. Harrodian offers teachers and students alike a friendly, welcoming and exceptional school environment where classes are small and standards and expectations are high. We place a strong emphasis on the ability to convey enthusiasm and enjoyment of the subject to students across the ability range. A sense of fun and a readiness to respond to students’ individual needs are qualities that we value highly in this dynamic and vibrant school.

How to apply

To apply, please email a covering letter in support of your application, addressed to Ms Chris McCosh – Head of HR, a completed application form and full CV to recruitment@harrodian.com

Closing date: There is no closing date for this vacancy. Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage. The start date will be agreed at appointment stage and will be as soon as possible on the completion of all required pre-appointment checks. The start date is likely to be September 2022 or soon after.

Please note: only full applications (with all three requested documents) will be accepted.  Early applications are welcome - the interview process may be staged and some interviews held in advance of the closing date. The school reserves the right to appoint at any stage of the application process.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK. Harrodian is unable to act as a sponsor for an employment visa.